Xavier is more than an X on the map. It's home. It's where you make lifelong friends and get to know professors by their first names. It's where you take risks, become a better person and realize your future.
Campus is located in Cincinnati, Ohio – a beautiful city known for its laid-back vibe, four distinct seasons, bustling riverfront district and love of the arts.
Free tickets to sports events
HBO on demand
financial aid & scholarships
Cars on campus
vegetarian and gluten-free meal options
Small class sizes
Chefs in our dining hall use locally-sourced produce and fruit whenever possible. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available.
You'll never be far from a recycling can on campus. On-campus sustainability interns determine the places in need on an annual basis.
Buildings are constructed to meet or exceed LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards.
"I learned how to be a leader, how to have respect for others, how to teach others and how to let others teach you"
Katie SchadSocial Work, '15
"It's not about me as an individual. It's about me contributing to the community – that's Xavier and that's the world."
Jay JonesManagement, '15
"I'm graduating with lifelong friends. I'm graduating with experience that has shaped me into a more active citizen."
Thomas EdneyFinance and Marketing, '15
Mary Shampton stood guard as people poured in to soak in the cool water under the warm summer sun. In a few weeks she would be leaving home for her first year at Xavier University. But she had no idea that her actions that day would influence her decision to choose Nursing as her major—and most important—save a little boy’s life.
When you grow up near New York City with more than 50 colleges within an hour's drive, choosing the right one can be a real challenge. But when your dad's a Cincinnati Reds fan and both your siblings choose Xavier, what do you do? Kaylie (pictured far left) had to make up her own mind. So...Big Apple or Queen City?
As a Jesuit, Catholic university, Xavier is committed to teaching students about the environment and ways to make the world a better place.