Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic university located in Cincinnati, OH. A Xavier education is based on 500 years of tradition and the idea that everyone is a unique individual. We learn through experience, service, personal success, and a commitment to making a difference together. 98% of 2021 graduates were employed full-time, enrolled in graduate school or pursuing a year of service within 6 months of graduation. With over 90 majors and 60 minors, a vibrant campus community, Division I athletics, and numerous clubs and activities you're sure to find your perfect fit.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Xavier University offers rolling admission. Applications will be considered and decisions will be shared throughout the year. Standardized test scores are not required for most students in the admission or scholarship awarding process. Applicants are encouraged to apply by December 1 for full consideration for scholarships, honors programs, and selective majors (such as Nursing). 


Transfer students are accepted on a rolling basis for all terms (both Spring and Fall). All transfer applicants will automatically be considered for merit scholarships. 

Visit us

Visiting campus is one of the best ways to learn more about the experience you'll have as a Xavier student. Daily tours are available Monday-Friday and most Saturdays. In addition, X-Day open houses are offered several times throughout the academic year. Learn more about these and other opportunities to visit at We look forward to meeting you!

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Admissions office

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School location

3800 Victory Pkwy
Cincinnati, OH 45207, United States of America

Phone number

(877) 982-3648