“Beyond the Guidebook”  College Representative Questionnaire


10/31/2018 10:15 AM

Name of College:

Xavier University

Name of Representative:

Jason Cloutier

Email Address:


Phone Number:


College Web Page:


Please give some examples of high profile events held on campus last year  (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):        

Alumnus John Boehner.

What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?

75 - 80%.

New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?

New Health Sciences Building.

What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?

#1 for Montessori Education.

If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?

Providence, Fairfield, Sacred Heart, Holy Cross.

What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?

4 miles from downtown Cincinnati.

What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?

14 hrs by car.

2 ¼ hours by plane.

What are your most popular majors?

Business, Nursing, Biology, Psychology, Exercise Science.

What are your newest and/or most unique majors?

Digital Innovation Film & TV (DIFT)

Engineering Physics.

What majors are you hoping to grow?

Math, Actuarial Science, Business Analytics, Education.

Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?

Not at all.

Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?

EA deadline for Nursing of Jan 15th of senior year.

If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?

Not Required.

If requested, by myself.

Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?


What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?

Above 50%.

Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?

We are a Jesuit Institution.

6th oldest Catholic School in the USA.