Academics November 17 2018

Xavier University of Louisiana’s chemistry program ranks No.1 in Louisiana and No. 59 nationwide according to a recently updated report by College Factual, a leading on-line source of college data analytics and insights.

Xavier University Chemistry Program Ranked No.1 in Louisiana by College Factual 

New Orleans LA – Xavier University of Louisiana’s chemistry program ranks No.1 in Louisiana and No. 59 nationwide according to a recently updated report by College Factual, a leading on-line source of college data analytics and insights.

In the report, Xavier’s chemistry program was awarded the top rating among seven colleges in the state. XULA has achieved this ranking two years in a row. The program also was ranked No. 59 out of 435 schools nationwide, putting it in the top 15 percent of all chemistry programs in the United States. XULA improved its position 43 slots over the previous year’s ranking of 102.

Based upon College Factual’s PayScale survey data, Xavier chemistry graduates can expect to average early-career earnings of $41,647 and average mid-career earnings of $75,190.

“The Chemistry Department faculty and staff work as a cohesive team and are deeply committed to the success of our students. It’s always nice to have your department’s efforts recognized by others, in this case by a respected college ranking service.” said Dr. Maryam Foroozesh, Chair of both the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences and the Division of Biological and Applied Health Sciences at Xavier, and Head of the Chemistry Department. “This ranking provides further validation of the hard work and dedication of our students, faculty, and staff.”

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