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Transfer Admission

Transfer Admission

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Saint Xavier University values the time and energy you've invested in your education thus far. As a result, it isn't surprising to find that many transfer students choose to attend Saint Xavier each year. Two out of three Saint Xavier students who receive an undergraduate diploma each year have transferred some credit into Saint Xavier.

Saint Xavier is very "transfer friendly" as a result of our generous transfer scholarships and transfer credit policies. And, our quality and affordable education is why Saint Xavier was named among the Best Value Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. Saint Xavier accepts applications for transfer students during the fall, spring and summer semesters, as well as additional start terms in several programs.

Six Reasons to Transfer to SXU

  1. Generous scholarships and financial aid: All full-time transfer students receive a merit scholarship towards their SXU tuition.
  2. Quality traditional and accelerated programs: Choose from traditional, hybrid, and online programs.
  3. Generous transfer credit: Courses transfer in numerous ways including course-by-course and through associate degrees.
  4. Credit for prior learning: Including CLEP (College Level Examination Program and work, military, and personal experience.
  5. Numerous start options: Begin classes in the summer, fall or spring.
  6. Transfer Student Services Center: From transfer-tailored advising, a transfer-friendly space and a transfer student mentorship program, your transition to SXU is effortless.

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Explore Transferring to SXU

Transferring doesn't need to be difficult! Here at Saint Xavier, we simplify the process. Take a look at our transfer courses, transfer guides and speak directly with an admissions counselor to begin the process today!

Saint Xavier University also offers eXpress admission opportunities, where students can get their admission decision, scholarship information and information regarding the transfer of courses in one visit to campus.

Transfer Student Scholarships

In recognition of your academic accomplishments, Saint Xavier University offers merit-based scholarships to prospective full-time transfer students. Scholarship amounts below are for the 2019-2020 academic year. All scholarships are renewable based on full-time enrollment.

Want an estimate of your merit scholarship? Contact a transfer admission counselor at 844-GOTO-SXU or

Transfer Merit Scholarship - $10,000 to $17,000
Transfer Merit Scholarships are awarded to full-time transfer students upon admission to the university and are based on your college grade point average.

The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - $18,000
Saint Xavier University awards the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship of $18,000 to members of their community college's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Vernon O. Crawley Scholarship - $1,000
Eligibility for this award is exclusive to full-time Moraine Valley Community College students who are completing their associate degree and transferring to Saint Xavier University. The Vernon O. Crawley Scholarship is a $1,000 award that is in addition to the transfer merit scholarship or Phi Theta Kappa scholarship students receive when enrolling full-time at Saint Xavier University. The Vernon O. Crawley Scholarship is renewable each year as a full-time undergraduate student at SXU. For full details on the scholarship, please see the Vernon O. Crawley Scholarship page.

Residence Hall Award - $1,500
Transfer students who live on campus are eligible for an additional $1,500 residence hall award.

A student can qualify for one merit scholarship - either the Transfer Merit Scholarship or Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. The Vernon O. Crawley Scholarship is an incremental award that is stackable with either the Transfer Merit or Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.


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To learn more about the application process and other information regarding our scholarship opportunities, check out the transfer scholarships section on the Admission Scholarships page.

Transfer Student Experience

Alumna and transfer student, Christine Manika speaks about her experience transferring into SXU in the Alumni Spotlight below.

SXU Visits Your College

View the college visit schedule to know when an SXU Admission Counselor will be visiting your school.

Upcoming Events

Transfer Nursing Information Session - Canceled
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:00 PM

Transfer Day - Canceled
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:00 PM

Transfer Nursing Information Session - Canceled
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00 PM

Transfer Day - Canceled
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:00 AM

Transfer Day
Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00 AM

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