Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) is a historically black Roman Catholic institution of higher education located in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Xavier University of Louisiana is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Other accreditations include: the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education, the National Association of Schools of Music, the Louisiana Department of Education, the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). It is also approved by the American Chemical Society.

Ranking Profile:

- Xavier University of Louisiana is ranked 22nd among Tier 1 Regional Universities (South) by US News 2011.

- Rated 26th in Tier 1 in the Category "Universities-Master's (South)" by US News & World Report (2010).

- In 2009, The Princeton Review named Xavier as one of the nation's “Best 371 Colleges”.

- According to the U.S. Department of Education, Xavier is ranked 1st nationally in the number of African American students earning undergraduate degrees in both the biological/life sciences and the physical sciences.

- It was singled out as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review, in the 2008 edition of its annual guide, "The Best 366 Colleges".

- The College of Pharmacy has been among the nation's top three producers of African American Doctor of Pharmacy degree recipients.

- Xavier's Premedical Program is rated 1st in the nation in placing African-Americans into medical school in both 2006 and 2007.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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