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Xavier University of Louisiana Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 123 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 3 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

72% Women
28% Men


NAIA Division I

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $67,152)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $58,404)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 8 15 - -
Basketball 12 16 - -
Tennis 6 8 - -
Volleyball - 11 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 73.7%
Hispanic 2.4%
Non-resident alien 2.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.2%
Two or more races 2.7%
White/non-Hispanic 5.2%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 2
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 1
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Nugget
  • 1
  • Overpriced. Open drug use and lazy RA's. Drug paraphernalia laying around in the open. Obvious smell of marijuana in the hall right in front of the RA's room. Expect RA's…

  • May-27-2012 Read More
  • Ariel from Memphis, TN
  • 5
  • The dorm life is also great! Of course the dorms won't be huge, and your sharing a room, but everyone is like family. You get to choose whether you want…

  • Jun-02-2012 Read More
  • Current Student
  • 1
  • The worst part of my experience at this school is the outdated and often filthy dorms. It makes it very hard to fully enjoy your college experience when you are…

  • Jun-05-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • delphine from toronto, on
  • Jun-14-2016 I am a current student here

    they stepped up their dining services in the spring 2016 semester. the staff is amazing, there are a variety of choices, and they have decent fruit.

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  • 4
  • Leyah from Glenn Dale, MD
  • Jan-06-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is ok. It's New Orleans and their known for their good food! I'm vegan so it's pretty hard for me to get everything I need but they always help me out and substitute things that I cant eat.

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  • 3
  • Glenda from New Orleans, LA
  • Sep-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The food at Xavier gets better every year but they still lack variety. You can expect to always have red beans for lunch on Mondays and catfish for lunch on Fridays. Throughout the week it just becomes a guessing game and to be honest you may not like what they offer. But please don't be tempted by the fast food around campus because you will definitely gain the Freshman 15.

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  • 4
  • Dashawna from Metairie, LA
  • Sep-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food is New Orleans style ,which I love. They also have vegan choices. I believe the food caters to everyone

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  • 3
  • Skky from Rochester, MN
  • May-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Breakfast, lunch, and brunch are always satisfying. Dinner on the other hand, can be inconsistent. Sometimes there will be nothing satisfying to eat in the cafe; especially on weekends.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous from New Orleans, LA
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The food isn't always good, but sometimes there are good food choices. You are always able to get pizza, hamburgers, or go to the salad bar. There are also vegetarian food items available.

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  • 3
  • Joshua
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Food provided by the cafeteria can be variable. On some days the food is absolutely amazing but on other days it is not so great. On the other hand there is most always a variety of choices for you to choose from. So if one thing does not taste so good, you can try your luck with something else. Outside of the school, there are several fast food restaurants that are within walking distance of the school campus. There are also many restaurants around the city of New Orleans. They are not walking distance but can be perfect to get a taste of New Orleans culture.

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  • 4
  • Pre-Pharmacy Student
  • Nov-22-2013 I am a current student here

    Has a nice cafeteria buffet-serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dinner's specials sometimes are baked chicken or fried catfish. ($7 for buffet) Also has a cafe that sells typical cafe foods and drinks,such as salads, tuna sandwiches, fruit cups, coffee, but also sells po-boys. During lunch, you can order a po-boy, and they'll make it fresh and ready in a few minutes!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Skky from Rochester, MN
  • May-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The Greek life on Campus is rather boring; due to the fact that only four of the nine were present at Xavier's campus this year.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous from New Orleans, LA
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Since Xavier is an HBCU we do have the Divine Nine African American Fraternities and Sororities. if pledging is something that you are highly interested in, look to see if they are on probation or suspension and for how long.

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  • 0
  • Joshua
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    My knowledge is extremely limited on the Greek Life at Xavier but one thing I have heard from upper classmen is that it can be quite expensive. However, do not let this discourage you from participating, for it can be the experience of a lifetime.

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  • 0
  • Victoria from Houston, TX
  • Oct-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is available, but not a huge thing on because it is such a small population that attends Xavier. We try to make it as fun and known that the greeks are around and near.

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  • 0
  • Kuturah from Tunica, MS
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    I am a member of the Gamma Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Greek Life is not as exciting as I would like because we don't have very many active organizations.

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  • 0
  • LJ
  • Mar-25-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greeks always are throwing some kind of event, and they are all full of likeable people, so the events are pretty cool.

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