Adult and Professional Education

Financial Assistance

Choosing Xavier University is an important step toward achieving your life and career goals. We are here to help you address important financial assistance issues so you can pursue your education.

Xavier Accelerated Degree Completion (ADC) Grant

Students in the Accelerated Degree Completion Program will be awarded the Xavier ADC grant upon admission for the first semester based on enrolled credit hours as detailed below.  This grant is awarded annually and will be adjusted if enrolled hours change.

  • 3 credit hours - up to $250
  • 6-9 credit hours - up to $500
  • 12+ credit hours - up to $750

This award may be renewed each year based on funds available, student academic status and financial need.  Students must be in good academic standing by achieving a 2.0 or better cumulative GPA each semester to be eligible for renewal. Students receiving the Senior Citizen tuition rate, Xavier employee reimbursement and Veterans are not eligible for the ADC grant.

Transfer Scholarships and Grants

Students admitted with transfer credit to the APEX program may be eligible for a transfer scholarship or grant. To qualify for a transfer award, students must maintain full-time status. To be considered for a Transfer scholarship, students are required to submit the FAFSA and anticipated enrollment hours each year. Check the financial aid website for details on the transfer awards

Students in the Accelerated Degree Completion Program are not eligible for the transfer scholarship or grant. 

Federal and Ohio Grants


Pell Grants: The Pell Grant is based on financial need. To apply, students must complete the FAFSA each year. The amount of the Pell Grant varies based upon the level of financial need and the number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled. The 2018-2019 annual Pell Grant awards range from $623 to $6,095.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG): The SEOG is based on financial need. The amount of the SEOG varies based upon the level of financial need and the number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled. To be considered, students should have a completed FAFSA on file with the federal processor by February 15.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant: A federal grant program awarding up to $3,752 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.


Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG): OCOG is a need-based grant from the state of Ohio to assist resident undergraduate students from low and moderate income families. Awards are based on family income with consideration given to the number of dependents in the family. The application is made when residents complete the federal FAFSA form. The grant is given to part-time and full-time students. The maximum award is $3000 (full-time students).

The Ohio Transfer Council annually awards non-renewable $1,000 scholarships to students who transfer from one member institution to another. Students must begin at their new school during the fall semester. More information on the Ohio Transfer Council's David Gall Memorial Scholarship.


More information on Loans.


More information on Veterans.

Go to the Student Financial Services website for additional information and to contact a financial aid counselor.