Xavier University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to XU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to XU.

What are your chances at XU?

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    *gpa score is required

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at XU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At XU, 6.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Xavier University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for XU?

    XU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of Some
    Interview Recommended of Some
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, XU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    XU requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Xavier University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down XU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Xavier University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to XU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Xavier University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, XU received 415 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 176 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for XU is 42.41%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into XU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at XU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at XU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 176 accepted transfer students, 72 students enrolled - that means the yield was 40.91%.

    XU accepts 43 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford XU

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    What are the Xavier University transfer GPA requirements?

    XU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, XU requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to XU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to XU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Cincinnati...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at XU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to XU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into XU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the XU website for more info.
    XU accepts 42.41% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into XU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.53 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.67. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of XU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 520 610 565
    SAT Reading 490 580 535
    2018 Total SAT Score 1010 1190 1100
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 21 27 24
    ACT Reading 22 29 25
    2018 Total ACT Score 43 56 49

    Xavier University’s average SAT score is 1100. To be a competitive applicant for Xavier University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at XU?

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    *gpa score is required

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at XU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to XU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Bradley University
    Transfering to Lewis University
    Transfering to Northeastern Illinois University
    Transfering to Western Illinois University
    Transfering to Butler University