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
Andrew Hermann was not a coffee drinker until a year ago. Now the Xavier grad enjoys a cup every afternoon—a delicate light roast made of the best Arabica beans grown in the Dominican Republic by farmers who earn a fair wage from a company he founded. He named his company Better World Beans.
Shortly after graduating last May with a Health Services Administration degree, Kelsey Minix found herself in Belize, Central America, working in public health. But the position and the people she met led her in a direction she did not expect—helping stop domestic abuse.
The graduating seniors of Xavier's Class of 2017 share advice for making the most of your four years at Xavier.