Xavier University

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General Information

Admission Office

3800 Victory Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45207-5311

(513) 745-3301

(877) 982-3648

Fax: (513) 745-4319

Contact: Aaron Meis

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

3800 Victory Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45207

(513) 745-3000


Total undergrads: 3,923

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 860

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,780

Graduate enrollment: 2,661


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 87%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A,B
Organizational Communication A,B
Public Relations A,B
Radio/Television A,B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B
Education – General B
Junior High Education B
Montessori Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A,B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French A,B
German A,B
Spanish A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) B


History – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General A,B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government A,B
Sociology A,B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Xavier University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (513) 745-3000
Website: https://www.xavier.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.xavier.edu/admission/apply.cfm
Address: 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-1092
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,973
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,804 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $40,450
Out-of-state Tuition: $40,450
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,881

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Xavier University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Xavier University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 311113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Education 111010
Engineering 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 35
Health Professions and Related Programs 61313
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 211
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 122
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 112
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 251
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 11157445

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Xavier University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $40,450
Out-of-state $40,450
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,076
Out-of-state $12,076

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,394 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,393 100% $21,881
Student loan aid 930 66% $8,942

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,481 90% $21,299
Federal student loans 2,785 56% $6,890

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Xavier University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Xavier University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 14,758 6,490 8,268
Percent admitted 100% 78% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 8% 9% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Xavier University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,973
Undergraduate enrollment 5,043
Graduate enrollment 1,930

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Xavier University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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