Drawing on a Jesuit Catholic educational model 400 years in the making, our faculty members engage each student as an individual. The result is a challenging education that rewards you the rest of your life. Everyone takes the same first step – by applying. Here's some information to help you get started.
In addition to the application, all first-year applicants must submit
- Counselor Recommendation Form
- Current, official secondary school transcript
Results from the SAT Xavier's code is 1965
and/or the ACT - Xavier's code is 3366
Please mail all documents to:
Office of Admission
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-5131
While we encourage you to submit the online Xavier Application or the Common Application, a printable version is available. Please note that if you choose to submit the printable application there is a $35 application fee.
Admission into the following programs is extremely competitive and requires a few extra steps.
Occupational Therapy at Xavier is a Master's level degree, which is required for professional licensure. Incoming undergraduate students interested in a career in Occupational Therapy can receive preferred admission consideration to the graduate program by participating in the Occupational Therapy Early Assurance Program.
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Students will receive two admission decisions: one for undergraduate admission to Xavier and one for the nursing major. Selected students will be directly admitted to the School of Nursing, but some applicants will be wait-listed. Wait listed students will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than July 1 if they are admitted to the program.
Any student wishing to be considered for admission to the School of Nursing must indicate nursing as their major of choice on their application for admission and must apply by the January 15 application deadline.
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Biology & Chemistry
Students may receive two admission decisions: one for undergraduate admission to Xavier and one for the majors within the Departments of Biology and Chemistry. Some applicants will be directly admitted to the majors within the Departments of Biology and Chemistry, but many other applicants will be wait-listed. Wait listed students will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than July 1 if they are admitted to the program.
Majors within the Departments of Biology and Chemistry include Applied Biology, Applied Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Life Sciences for Business, Natural Sciences (Pre-Med) and Pre-Pharmacy.More about the Biology ProgramMore about the Chemistry Program
Music and Music Education
Applicants to Music and Music Education then submit a Music Audition Application, one Music Teacher Recommendation and attend a Music Audition in addition to the other required elements of their application for admission.
Once the Music Audition Application is started you will be able to:
- Select a Music Audition Date
- Submit your Music Teacher Recommender's contact information
Acceptance to the Radiologic Technology (RT) program is selective and admission to Xavier University does not guarantee acceptance into the RT program. Upon acceptance to Xavier, students interested in the RT program must submit a separate application. Students are also required to contact Donna Endicott, director for the radiologic technology program, to arrange an interview.
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