Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
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Catholic, Historically Black University

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Established in 1925, by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament as a place for African American and Native Americans to receive quality education, Xavier University of Louisiana is America’s only historically Black and Catholic University and is ranked among the top three HBCUs (historically Black colleges and universities) in the nation. Recognized as a national leader in STEM and health sciences, Xavier produces more African American students who graduate from medical schools each year than any other university in the United States.

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