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Xavier MBA Programs

Xavier offers five MBA programs to meet the diverse needs of working professionals. Each program engages students in a challenging educational experience that enables them to meet and exceed their personal and career goals. Each provides an advanced, rigorous curriculum, superior student services, intensive professor interaction, professional development and alumni networking – features typically found only in full-time MBA programs. Finally, each results in a graduate degree with benefits that last a lifetime.

Quick Facts
  • 652 MBA students (all programs)
  • 91% attend part-time
  • 35% female
  • 4% international
  • Upon graduation, alums reported a salary increase of 20% from when they started the program
  • 18% people of color
  • Average age – 30 years
  • Average work experience – 7 years
  • Average GPA – 3.6
  • Five years after graduation, alums reported a salary increase of 63% from when they started the program

 Learn more about our programs here, view a comparison chart, and take the Prospective Student Quiz.

Williams College of Business

The Williams College of Business (WCB), named for William J. and Charles F. Williams (founders of Western & Southern Life) is one of Xavier’s three academic Colleges. It is home to the MBA program as well as 10 undergraduate majors and 6 undergraduate minors. The Williams College of Business has been nationally recognized for its outstanding educational experiences and the success of its students and faculty. Smith Hall has been the home of the WCB since mid-2010. The MBA program office as well as most MBA classes and faculty are located in Smith Hall. Learn more about the Williams College of Business.

Xavier University

Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit, Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer 85 undergraduate majors, 54 minors and 11 graduate programs to 7,019 total students, including 4,368 undergraduates. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide. Learn more.


Cincinnati is located in Southwestern Ohio, on the banks of the Ohio River, and is the 24th largest metro area in the US with a population just over 2 million. Home to 10 Fortune 500 and an additional 4 Fortune 1000 companies, Cincinnati is a great place to do business. If you’re in town and hungry, don’t miss Cincinnati-style chili and Graeter’s ice cream! Learn more here and here.