Graduate Admission

Graham School of Management

The Graham School of Management accepts graduate applications on a rolling basis. 
Depending on when your application and required supplemental documents are received, you can be considered for admission into the "next" start term, be it Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II or Summer.

  1. A completed application.
  2. Personal statement. In approximately 200 words (1) explain your reasons for choosing Saint Xavier University to pursue a Graduate Degree in the Graham School of Management and (2) describe any personal accomplishment that qualifies you as a candidate for admission.
  3. Official transcript(s) of any/all institutions from which a bachelor's or master's degree(s) was/were received and from any/all institution(s) at which graduate level coursework was completed.
  4. A non-refundable $35 application fee, unless applying online.
  5. Copy of your current resume.
  6. Two completed recommendation forms.* Recommendation forms must be completed by individuals (supervisors, professors, coworkers, etc.) who can attest to your academic competence, professional skills and character.

*Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale will be considered priority candidates and are not required to submit letters of recommendation.

Note: Applicants may be asked to complete an interview with faculty and/or provide an additional writing sample.

Apply online or request an information packet by mail.

Supplementary Admission Criteria for International Students

  1. Official transcript evaluation of undergraduate and graduate coursework from colleges/universities attended outside the U.S. Students must request a course-by-course evaluation from one of the following:

    • ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators)

    • WES (World Education Services)

  2. Official results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) For consideration, applicants taking TOEFL must score a minimum of 80 on the Internet-based exam, 550 on the paper-based exam, or 213 on the computer-based exam. Saint Xavier's institution code is 1708.

  3. Official results of the GRE or GMAT. Preferred combined GRE score of 300, with a minimum score of 150 on the Verbal section and 4.0 on the Writing section. Preferred combined GMAT score of 950 - (Cumulative GPA from degree granting institution multiplied by 200).

  4. Notarized Affidavit of Support (PDF) form completed by sponsor(s) to demonstrate an international applicant's ability to afford tuition and living expenses while pursuing his/her degree.

    • Valid no later than six months upon receipt.

    • Applicants can use more than one sponsor but each sponsor must complete separate Affidavit of Support.

  5. Notarized bank letter showing the student has financial sponsorship in the amount of $29,000. The amount listed on the bank letter must match what is listed on the Affidavit of Support form from each sponsor. The bank letter must be written in English by the sponsor's bank or must be translated into English. The bank letter must be signed and stamped by bank official.

  6. A photocopy or facsimile of the identification page and expiration page of the student's passport and the student's current F-1 visa (if applicable), the I-20 form from the student's current institution, and the I-94 form documenting the student's original entry into the country.Copy of I-151 or I-551 for U.S. Permanent Residents.

  7. Minimum grade-point average of 3.0.