Xavier University

Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic University in Cincinnati, Ohio, annually ranked among the nation’s best universities. Xavier’s three colleges offer 90+ undergraduate majors, 60+ minors and 40+ graduate programs to approximately 6,500 total students, including 4,500 undergraduates. Learn more about Xavier

Student population size
Medium (∼5k)

Transfer population

Campus setting

3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester: Rolling admission – no set deadline
  • Spring semester: Rolling admission – no set deadline

Confirmation deadlines

  • Fall semester: Not listed
  • Spring semester: Not listed

Application fee

Learn more about admission to Xavier


  • In-state tuition: $42,460 per academic year + fees
  • Out-of-state tuition: $42,460 per academic year + fees

Learn more about tuition and fees at Xavier

On-campus: $13,310 per academic year, incl. meals

Transfer student scholarships
Several, based on GPA, ranging from $10,000 to 24,000 per academic year. Learn more about transfer student scholarships at Xavier

Tuition and housing costs listed here are based on data published by the National Center for Educational Statistics – actual costs may differ. Always check with the institution for the most accurate information.

General Education requirements
Undergraduate Core Curriculum, including First-Year Experience, Ethics/Religion and Society, Liberal Arts perspectives, Cultural Understanding, Skills, and Flags. Learn more about General Education requirements at Xavier

Friendly degree-completion programs (fastest way to degree)
None listed

Programs with additional admission requirements
Music, Theatre, and Radiologic Technology all require an interview

Programs with limited admission
None listed

Programs accommodating non-traditional schedules (evenings, weekends, etc.)
Adult and Professional Education Program (APEX). Learn more about accommodating programs at Xavier

Credit accepted

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Learn more about transfer credit at Xavier


  • Transfer team, incl. admission counselor, academic advisor, and registrar
  • Transfer student orientation
  • Transfer advising

On-campus and off-campus

Identity centers

  • Center for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Center for Faith and Justice
  • 15+ identity-based student groups

Clubs & organizations
160+. Learn more about clubs & organizations at Xavier

Transfer admission