Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1100
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $33,070
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,094
  • University Selectivity
    70%
  • University Yield
    17%
  • Job Offers
    87%
  • Average Salary
    $45,136
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1961
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
3800 Victory Parkway
Smith Hall
Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-1221, United States
Website
405x225

Williams College of Business

The Williams College of Business grooms its students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to compete in the business world. But we don’t stop there. The College provides students with a strong background in ethics to make informed decisions; a sense of social values to improve our community; opportunities to apply their business skills and leadership abilities in clubs and organizations, and the nuances of professional development and networking to enhance their careers. Peer leaders and executive mentors will also help guide students through their college years and into their professional careers.

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I was exposed to all of the major disciplines in the business college, providing me with a well rounded education in preparation for the professional world.

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About Xavier University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
70% Xavier University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. High school GPA
  3. Secondary school record
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
10879% 10,879
70% 70
17% 17
70% School Selectivity
17% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Provide counselor recommendation, official high school transcripts and results of ACT and/or SAT. International students must provide English translation of transcripts, results from English language test, sponsor affidavit & financial statement.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1944% 1,944
77% 77
19% 19
77% Program Selectivity
19% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

n/a

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 23
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

n/a

Careers

Financial Services 16%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 11%
  • Consulting 8%
  • Media/Entertainment 2%
Fifth Third Bank 7
Top Employer
  • Macy's 7
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 7
  • Cintas Corporation 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
87% Williams College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
65% 65
62% 61.74527272727272
65% Receive Offers
65% 65
59% 59.252482758620694
65% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
22% 22
16% 15.83261363636364
22% Receive Offers
22% 22
17% 16.796475409836066
22% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
10% 10
9% 9.05625
10% Receive Offers
10% 10
9% 9.484761904761905
10% Accept Offers
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
84% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
$49,118.00
25K 68K
Finance/Accounting
37% 37
$47,652.00
30K 70K
General Management
10% 10
$45,455.00
36K 64K
Human Resources
5% 5
$39,000.00
32K 46K
Management Information Systems
3% 3
$50,767.00
49K 52K
Marketing/Sales
21% 21
$42,291.00
25K 60K
Operations/Production
7% 7
$43,333.00
17K 50K
Logistics/Transportation
3% 3
$48,250.00
38K 65K
Other
8% 8
$34,083.00
20K 53K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
19% 19
$47,768.00
30K 55K
Consumer Products/Retail
19% 19
$45,322.00
32K 59K
Consulting
8% 8
$41,700.00
25K 55K
Financial Services
16% 16
$44,500.00
33K 70K
Government/Education
6% 6
$35,860.00
25K 51K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
7% 7
$42,357.00
34K 53K
Manufacturing
11% 11
$50,708.00
25K 100K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
$31,000.00
17K 45K
Non-Profit
1% 1
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$43,100.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
1% 1
$28,000.00
20K 36K
Technology/Science
5% 5
$54,333.00
45K 68K
Transportation
4% 4
$47,000.00
35K 65K
Utilities
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
4% 4
$48,250.00
45K 55K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
5% 5
$57,300.00
50K 70K
U.S. South
13% 13
$43,700.00
17K 68K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
$45,100.00
30K 55K
U.S. Midwest
74% 74
$44,670.00
25K 60K
U.S. West
2% 2
$50,677.00
40K 60K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
$64,000.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 6
  • Luxottica 5
  • Messer Construction 3
  • KPMG 3
  • VEGA Americas 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 15
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 119
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 274
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
The Career Development Office offers one-on-one career counseling, career development workshops and online resources, mentoring and internships, networking events, expert panels, on-campus recruiting, mock interviews and career fairs.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$45,460
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $33,070
  • Fees $1,430
  • Expenses $10,960
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$45,460
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $33,070
  • Fees $1,430
  • Expenses $10,960
93% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 8%
  • Merit 92%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://.www.xavier.ed/financial-aid
Scholarships
$15,968,212
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$16,657,695
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Williams College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
27% 25
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
31% 18
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
32 Williams College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
33% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
67% 21 to 50 students
18 Average number of students in non-business required electives
34 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • MKTG 398--Social Media
  • MGMT 322--Management for Sustainability
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2008
Degrees Offered
  • BSBA / Accounting
  • BSBA / Finance
  • BSBA / Marketing
  • BSBA / Economics or BSBA / International Business
  • BSBA / Entrepreneurship or BSBA / Sustainability
  • BSBA / Management or Human Resources
  • BSBA / Management Information Systems
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
90% 90
78% 78
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Hema Krishnan

    Management

  • Dr. Stafford Johnson

    Finance

  • Dr. Sandy Richtermeyer

    Accounting

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The College offers a formal Internship program for academic credit. In addition, the College and Career Development Office provide assistance on finding internships (either credit- or non-credit bearing). International internships and assistance with out-of-state job searches are also provided. Work study opportunities are available each year in the college (and university).

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The college runs study abroad programs in Maastricht (the Netherlands) and London which focus on international business. The college maintains exchange agreements with accredited schools in Korea, Japan, Spain, France and Germany. Business students are encouraged to study abroad—and may participate in any program, including Service Learning Program and short term programs to India, China, Korea and Cuba. Ten $1500 study abroad scholarships are awarded each year by the college.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The college offers a Learn 2 Lead program to promote volunteerism and service which includes workshops on community engagement, non-profit skills and social justice. The Peace & Justice Center helps students connect with programs on campus and in the community. Popular programs include Alternative Breaks, Habitat for Humanity, Earth Coalition, Voices of Solidarity, and Summer Service Internships. Service scholarships and classroom opportunites are provided by the Cintas Institute for Business Ethics.

Students

13% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 22% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1200 75th Percentile Score on SAT 27 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
Not Reported
16% 16
Hispanic
7% 7
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
4%
65%
11%
2%
11%
7%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
95% 95
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
Canada
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
83% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
68% 68
75% 75

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 11,339
Alumni Donations
$1,488 Average Gift $5,000 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Robert Kohlhepp

    CEO/Cintas Corporation

  • Carlos Alcantara

    President/International Penzoil/Quaker State

  • John Boehner

    Speaker of the House/US House of Representatives