Application Resources

We want you to apply to be Xavier’s next Musketeer! And we want to make sure it’s as clear and easy as possible to do that with application steps, deadlines, and resources.

Apply to Xavier

Starting August of your senior year, add Xavier University to the Common Application or submit a Xavier application. Either way, it is free to apply. If you do not have all of your app materials yet – no problem! Go ahead and submit your application. We’ll wait to read it until you’ve submitted all of the necessary materials.

Apply to Xavier

Admission Process

We’ve laid out everything you need to know about applying to Xavier.

Check out application steps and deadlines

Xavier is Test-Optional

Xavier's test-optional policy gives you the flexibility you need to submit your application. We look forward to reading an application that you feel best represents your academic achievements and unique strengths.

Xavier’s guide to test-optional admission

Write your college essay

Your college essay is an opportunity to paint a picture of who you are and why you’re a good fit for the colleges you are applying to. We know that it’s not always easy to get started, so we put together some tips for writing your essay.

Tips for writing your college essay