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
The graduating seniors of Xavier's Class of 2017 share advice for making the most of your four years at Xavier.
Experiential learning has always been a key element of a Xavier education. For senior Marisa Pike, the clinical experiences have been the most valuable of her nursing education.
A select group of students choose Xavier precisely because of its focus on service—and are awarded scholarships to make service a central focus of their Xavier education. Meet the Community Engaged Fellows.