Impact of Giving

Impact of Giving

Your gift to Xavier is an investment that we cherish deeply. As good stewards, we are charged with demonstrating the positive results achieved through your generosity. The following are some of the outstanding returns you have made possible:

  • Xavier was recently ranked as the nation’s #2 HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) by College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, in its newly released publication, Best HBCUs for 2018.

  • XULA ranks #1 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to complete medical school.

  • #1 in the nation in awarding bachelor’s degrees to African American students in the biomedical sciences, the physical sciences, and physics.

  • U.S. News “Best Colleges” Guide 2018 rates Xavier as the #1 “best value” among southern regional colleges and universities.

  • #3 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D. in science and engineering disciplines.

  • Xavier is among the nation’s top four colleges of pharmacy in graduating African Americans with Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degrees.

  • A New York Times Op Ed piece, “America’s Great Working Class Colleges”, ranked Xavier No. 6 in the nation for upward social mobility and student transformation.

  • For six consecutive years, The Fiske Guide to Colleges has selected Xavier as a “best buy” for academics and affordability. Xavier is the only school in Louisiana and the only HBCU to receive this recognition.

Student Impact

  • Serena ‘19

    Thank you for helping me reach my goal of studying abroad in London. I wasn’t sure if I would be able to have such an amazing experience while working towards graduating from Xavier University of Louisiana.

    English Education Major
    Confucius Institute Scholarship
    Hearst Foundation

  • Tyra ‘18

    Because of my scholarship I can focus strictly on academics and not the financial burden of obtaining an education that is essential to my goal of wanting to touch hearts and save lives.

    Biology Major
    Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation Scholarship
    Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship

  • Timothy ‘19

    Without this scholarship I would have to take fewer classes and work more hours to be able to incrementally make progress in my collegiate career. Now I can focus on my studies and handle business in a timely fashion and it also provides me extra time to prepare for the LSAT. I am grateful and humbled by the help I have received from this scholarship.

    Political Science Major
    Ella West Freeman Foundation Scholarship

  • Dominick ‘19

    Thank you so much for funding the Entergy STEM Scholarship and for giving me the opportunity to continue my journey at Xavier University of Louisiana.

    Physics Major
    Entergy STEM Scholarship

  • K. Anjulique ‘19

    My ultimate goal is to give to others as others have given to me their knowledge and care. Thank you for giving me this opportunity. With this scholarship I will be able to continue pursuing my goals of an education which will allow me to contribute to society.

    Physics and Biomedical Engineering Major
    Dr. Gene and Tay D’Amour Scholarship