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Donations to SXU are gifts well spent. Donations to SXU's annual fund go towards scholarships for deserving students.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Saint Xavier in the top third of Midwestern master's-level universities and one of the top five in the state of Illinois.

In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked Saint Xavier's student body among the most diverse for regional universities in the Midwest, measured both in terms of ethnicity and income.

More than 90% of our students come from Illinois, and many stay in Illinois. The abilities and expertise of more than 20,000 SXU graduates shine in schools, hospitals, businesses, and government agencies across the region.

Since its founding, Saint Xavier has maintained a commitment to educating individuals who are often underrepresented in higher education, including female, minority, first-generation, and economically disadvantaged students.

The Latest SXU News Headlines

Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

Saint Xavier University (SXU) continues to receive annual accolades from the U.S. News & World Report. In the 2020 edition, released September 9, SXU was named a "Best Value School," a "Best Regional University" and one of the "Top 10 Most Diverse" universities in the Midwest. Saint Xavier was also recognized this year for the first time for being a "Best College for Veterans" and "A Top Performer on Social Mobility" among regional universities in the Midwest.


Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019

Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Graham School of Management (GSM) partnered with Catholic Charities on August 30 for a backpack drive at Lincoln Elementary School in Chicago Heights.


Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Saint Xavier University president, Dr. Laurie M. Joyner, enthusiastically announced that Allison Kern will lead Saint Xavier as the new Director of Athletics.


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