MISSION STATEMENT Xavier University of Louisiana is a Catholic and historically Black institution. The ultimate purpose of the University is the promotion of a more just and humane society. To this end, Xavier prepares its students to assume roles of leadership and service in society. This preparation takes place in a pluralistic teaching and learning environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service. So that they will be able to assume roles of leadership and service, Xavier graduates will be:prepared for continual spiritual, moral, and intellectual development;liberally educated in the knowledge and skills required for leadership and service; and educated in a major field so that they are prepared to complete graduate or professional school and to succeed in a career and in life.
Type of School
Four or more years,
Highest degree offered
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Distance learning opportunities
Xavier University of Louisiana Size
Enrolled full time
Enrolled part time
Xavier University of Louisiana Student Body
Men enrolled full time
Women enrolled full time
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Xavier University of Louisiana Admission Basics
Admissions office phone number
Open admission policy
Undergraduate Application fee
Xavier University of Louisiana Admission factors
Admission test scores
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Neither required nor recommended
Xavier University of Louisiana Admission statistics
$12,000* annually, total value $48,000. Eligibility Requirements:
Must apply and be officially admitted to TSU prior to the Competition Dates.
GPA: 3.80 minimum (on 4.0 scale).
Rank: Top 10%.
SAT: 1260 minimum (R+M) or ACT Composite: 28 minimum.
Must receive official invitation to compete at one of two Scholarship Competition Days.
Scholarship Competition Day Program:
The Scholarship Competition Day will include writing an essay and interviews with individual professors. These interviews are designed to learn more about the candidate (the information we cannot get from a high school transcript and test scores). Also, the candidates will be asked to write an essay in response to one of several topics selected by the Scholarship Committee. The essay, combined with faculty interviews and academic record, will be the basis on which the competitive scholarships are awarded.
In addition to completing the required parts of the day, candidates and their families will have the opportunity to take tours of the campus, be our guests at lunch, and meet with faculty and current students to hear what they have to say about their experiences at TSU. Dr. Earl D. Brooks II, President, and the admission and financial aid staff will also be available to meet with the candidates and families.
Must continue to maintain full-time student status (minimum 12 credits per semester).
Must maintain 3.0 grade point average.
Competitive Scholarship Recipient Incentive:
Competitive School Scholars, Trustee Scholars, Batemen Kolb Scholar, Lilly and TSU Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholars are among a highly select group of freshmen who are officially eligible to live in TSU's new Honor's Residence. The Honor's Resident provides apartment style living for privacy and quiet study, along with a central living area for group study and entertainment, ample parking spaces in close proximity, security communication boxes and is located within walking distance from all academic buildings, laboratories and library. Each residence is fully equipped with air conditioning, high speed internet access, cable, color television and DVD player, leather upholstered furniture and custom made mattresses.
Scholars will be assigned to an Honor's Residence on a first come basis dependent upon the receipt of the student's $300 Enrollment Deposit which is refundable until May 1st.
Honor's residents are eligible to remain in the residence until their junior year. In their junior year students will be eligible to live in the Townhouse Villas.
Number of Awards
Must continue to maintain full-time student status (minimum 12 credits per semester)
Must maintain 3.0 grade point average.
Award Criteria Requirements:
(40) of these scholarships are available
Trustee Scholarship. Commuter student awards are $2,000 less per year than resident student awards.The Scholarship Competition Day will include writing an essay and interviews with individual professors.
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