Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Freshman Admission

Education Department Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the University as Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Middle Level and Secondary Education majors must comply with the Education Department (formerly known as the School of Education) admission requirements in order to be granted full admission to these initial licensure programs.

Freshman Students

Freshman Teacher Candidates

Requirements for consideration for full admission to SXU's Education Department as a freshman education major:

  • Minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative high school GPA

Requirements for consideration for conditional admission as a freshman education major:

  • Minimum 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative high school GPA

Freshman applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for conditional admission will be considered for admission to the University as an Undecided major.

Freshman applicants admitted conditionally as a freshman education major must meet the Full Admission criteria listed above prior to enrolling in Level II Education coursework.

Transfer Students

Undergraduate Transfer Teacher Candidate

Requirements for consideration for full admission to SXU's Education Department as a transfer education major:

  • **Minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative college GPA

**Transfer applicants with fewer than 30 college credit hours completed must submit a final high school transcript or GED score report. High school transcripts must meet the minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA requirement.

Requirements for consideration for conditional admission as a transfer education major:

  • *Minimum 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative college GPA

*Transfer applicants with fewer than 30 college credit hours completed must submit a final high school transcript or GED score report. High school transcripts must meet the minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA requirement.

Transfer applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for conditional admission to Education can be considered for admission to other University programs.

Transfer applicants admitted conditionally as a transfer education major must meet the Full Admission criteria listed above by the end of the first semester in which the candidate is enrolled in coursework at SXU.