International Admission

Transfer Students

Admission Process:

As a transfer student, you will get individual attention so you can get the most from the credit you've received. Our counselors will review your transfer credits with you and work with you one-on-one to plan your schedule.

To apply for admission: submit the transfer application on the following page:

Apply Online

Submit a complete set of credentials, including:

  • an official copy of high school transcript or GED test scores
  • official transcripts of college / university education. Xavier requires a credential evaluation of international transcripts.
  • a listing of all courses for which you are currently enrolled (if you are currently taking classes)
  • written essay

* The Office of Admission may request the following of any applicant; ACT/SAT scores, an in-person or Skype interview, and/or a recommendation from an employer or someone familiar with the applicant’s work history or academic preparedness.

Minimum scores on English Proficiency Tests:

TOEFL: iBT 79, PBT 550
IELTS: 6.5
Duolingo: 110
Cambridge Assessment English: 176, C1 exam recommended
PTE: 55
Step-Eiken: Grade Pre-1 (Japanese Students Only)

English Language Test Requirement Exemptions

There are four conditions for being exempt from taking a standardized test to demonstrate your English proficiency. If one or more of the four exemptions apply to you, please email us at We will work with you to waive the English requirements. Final exemption will be determined by the Admissions Office and the academic departments. Exemptions are not guaranteed.


  1. You have taken a full year of high school in the U.S.A., U.S. regionally accredited school overseas, or a first-language English country, and earned a C grade (or better) in one year of standard English (not ESL). This must be shown on your transcripts.​
  2. You have earned a C or higher on the IGCSE or O-Level English (first language) Exam​
  3. You have passed a full year of IB English Language & Literature or IB English A with IBDP1 HL with 4 or higher, SL with 5 or higher (not English B)​
  4. Completed at least 24 semester hours with a U.S. accredited university and earned a C- or higher in English Composition.