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March 1, 2017

Xavier #6 In USA For Upward Mobility

Recently, Xavier University of New Orleans was ranked #6 in the USA for upward mobility of its students; that is, the percent of students from the bottom fifth of the income distribution who end up in the top three-fifths. According to the research based tax filings and tuition records, fully 80% of Xavier students from the bottom fifth of the income distribution make it to the top three-fifths (middle class and above).

The Top 10 Colleges for Upward Mobility are:

1. New Jersey Institute of Technology – 85%
2. Pace – 82%
3. Cal State, Bakersfield – 82%
4. University of California, Irvine – 81%
5. Cal Poly Pomona – 81%
6. Xavier of Louisiana – 80%
7. Stony Brook – 79%
8. San Jose State – 79%
9. Baruch – 79%
10. Cal State, Long Beach – 78%

You can read more about the study here.