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

Michael ‘21

The joy of reading “Congratulations” is amazing and I have been able to experience this, thanks to the Fred J. Carter Scholarship. This award proves that my academic excellence and leadership skills are appreciated. I would like to thank the Chicago Alumni Association again for being in support of me and other students’ academic journeys through this scholarship. 

Business Management Major

Fred J. Carter Scholarship

Briya ‘21

Thank you for showing me love and generosity through your act of giving. Your kindness will resonate with me forever. I cannot express enough how much this scholarship means to me. I won’t let you down and thank you for believing in me.

Double Major in Biology and Spanish Pre-Med

Joe Watkins Scholarship

Lashawnda ‘20

Thank you so much for this opportunity. I often find myself worried or stressed about paying for school but with the Ella West Freeman Scholarship I can put my worries aside and take advantage of the opportunities that are placed before me.

Psychology Major/ Chemistry Minor

Ella West Freeman Scholarship

Tristan ‘21

I am truly humbled to be chosen as a recipient of this scholarship. This generous contribution to Xavier University of Louisiana and me is very much appreciated and will be put to good use by helping me continue my path as a scholar.

Biology Major

Entergy STEM Scholarship

Maliya ‘20

Your investment has made a huge difference not just financially, but emotionally and mentally. Funding my own education has been a struggle for me since freshman year, and every year someone is gracious enough to assist me. I am truly blessed. I hope that one day I am placed in a position to help others like you have helped me.

Psychology /Pre-Med Major

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Scholarship