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Veteran Admission Process

The Office of Admission is committed to assisting veterans through the application and admission process. Saint Xavier University operates on rolling admission (no deadlines except for nursing applicants) for undergraduate programs for the spring (January), fall (August) and summer (June) semesters. Deadlines and start terms for graduate students vary per academic program.

For details regarding undergraduate admission, contact Assistant Director of Transfer Admission and Veteran Recruitment Specialist John Kelly at 773-298-3060 or

Undergraduate Veteran Student Express Application Process

  • Apply online to Saint Xavier University. There is no application fee.
  • The essay requirement is waived for veteran students for all majors except nursing. Individuals applying to nursing must submit a one-page essay describing their reasons for pursuing nursing.
  • Submit transcripts for all colleges attended and military credits through the Joint Service Transcript System for Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard to the Office of Admission. For Air Force, please submit transcripts from the Community College of the Air Force. Students with fewer than 30 college credit hours completed must submit final high school transcripts.
  • Veteran applicants are not required to submit standardized test scores such as ACT or SAT for admission. Some exclusions may apply.

For information regarding veteran education benefits and the Yellow Ribbon Program, visit the GI Bill website. From here, students can apply for benefits by completing the Veterans Online Application (VONAPP).

Graduate Veteran Student Admission Application Process

Saint Xavier University offers graduate programs through the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Graham School of Management and the College of Arts and Sciences. Due to the number of graduate programs available, admission procedures for each program may vary.

Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission, at 773-298-3053 or for information on the application process for graduate veteran students based on the program of your choice.