Transfer Students

In order to apply as a Transfer student, please submit the following documents:

Application: Submit an online application.

Official Transcripts: Submit official or certified copies of transcripts for all college/university education. All transcripts/marksheets must be submitted in English.  Xavier strongly recommends a credential evaluation for international transcripts.

Test Scores: Submit results from one of the English proficiency tests below. Minimum scores are as follows:

TOEFL: iBT 79, PBT 550
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 55
MELAB: 75
Step-Eiken: Grade Pre-1 (Japanese Students Only)

Please note that international students with less than 12 credit hours must submit an ACT or SAT to be considered for merit-based scholarships.  Our averages are the following: 

SAT (Code: 1965) - 1130 average, Critical Reading and Math 
ACT (Code: 003366) - 26 average, composite score

Letter of Recommendation: Submit a letter of recommendation, preferably from your college counselor, if you have less than one year of college courses.

To expedite the I-20 process, provide the following documents along with your application materials:

Copy of Passport: Copy of the pages of your passport where your picture and information is shown. You may submit a copy of your passport via e-mail to xuadmit@xavier.edu.

Official Bank Statement: The official bank statement must be original (no faxed, e-mailed or scanned copies accepted) and show required amounts less any scholarships you may have received.

Financial Sponsor Statement Form: The Financial Sponsor Statement Form must be completely filled out and signed. If the sponsor is currently residing in the United States, this form must also be notarized.

SEVIS Record Transfer Form: Student must complete the top part of the SEVIS Record Transfer Form and the bottom part of the form must be completed by the current International Student Advisor at thecollege/university. You may scan and submit this form via e-mail to xuadmit@xavier.edu.   

Once ready, please mail all of the original documents listed above (no copies) to the following address:

Xavier University
Office of Admission
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-5131  USA

Xavier requires the use of eShipGlobal for express mail of international documents.  Click on the link for more information.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us at +1 (513) 745-3301, or via e-mail, at xuadmit@xavier.edu. .