Welcome to Saint Xavier University! This is an exciting time as you start the college search process and we are so pleased that you are exploring your options as a prospective student at SXU. Please use the Office of Admission and your admission counselor as resources through the college application process.
Apply to SXU
If you're ready to apply for admission, follow these steps to complete the process:
- Apply online (no fee);
- Request an *official high school transcript or GED score report;
- Request your official ACT or SAT score(s), unless included on high school transcript.
*Options for official transcript submission:
- Paper transcripts can be accepted as official provided they are either mailed or personally delivered to the Office of Admission in the original, sealed envelope from the school.
- Electronic transcripts can be accepted as official provided they are emailed directly from the school or are submitted via an electronic transcript service to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Essays are not required except for students applying to the nursing program.
Freshman Nursing Applicants: Nursing applicants must include the following items to complete their application:
- An essay describing their reasons for pursuing the nursing program and why they are interested in attending Saint Xavier
- The Nursing Essential Abilities and Behaviors Form signed and submitted to the Office of Admission. The signed form can be read and
electronically signed online here. It can also be faxed (773-298-3076), mailed or emailed (email@example.com) to the Admission Office.
Office of Admission
Saint Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655
Our online resources will also help you learn more about Saint Xavier's:
- History – A vibrant history as Chicago's first university, founded in 1846 by the Sisters of Mercy.
- Academic programs – Over 40 unique undergraduate programs in the Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Nursing.
- Campus Life – See what life at SXU is all about.
- Athletics – Go Cougars!
- Scholarships and Financial Aid – Saint Xavier is committed to making your education affordable.
- Special Opportunities for You to Visit Campus – Attend an open house, information session, workshop for Undecided students and more!
The best way to learn why SXU is a great fit for you is to visit us! Join us for a tour of our beautiful 74-acre Chicago campus and meet with an admission counselor. Tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 10 a.m. on Saturdays. Request your visit online, call the Office of Admission at 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to assisting you through this exciting time!
Executive Director of Admission