Saint Xavier University (SXU) in Chicago, Illinois, is a leading private Catholic institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs in business, education, nursing, and liberal arts.

Saint Xavier University has been regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1937 and maintains several programmatic accreditations for professional degrees, including the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM); Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Illinois State Board of Education; Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP); Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Awards and Rankings:

- Saint Xavier University is ranked 34th in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Universities (Midwest)" by US News Best Colleges 2011.

- SXU’s University Advancement staff received a Silver Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for “Best Practices in Fundraising” in its 2007 “Pride of CASE V” awards.

- The Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) presented Saint Xavier University and Environmental Design Systems with a 2006 Excellence in Engineering Award.

- Saint Xavier is one of approximately 100 colleges and universities named to the 2006 list of Champions of Character institutions by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

- In August 2006, the Office for University Relations at SXU received two Magnum Opus Awards from Publications Management.

- In 2005, SXU was identified as the 8th fastest-growing public college in Illinois.

- Saint Xavier is among "colleges and universities with a solid record of record of recruiting, enabling and graduating Hispanic students", Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (2004).

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