ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESHMAN APPLICANTS
Admission decisions are made without regard to religion, gender, race, creed, color, national origin or handicap. These decisions are made by the Committee on Admissions. The University attempts to enroll a diverse class of students each semester.
The following are needed for freshman applicants:
- An application for admission The University expects that answers to all questions on the application be accurate and truthful. Any falsification of information in the application may result in denial of admission or University disciplinary action. Applicants are encouraged to use one of the on-line applications.
- A transcript of credits from a regionally- and/or state-accredited high school indicating that the applicant has, or will complete, a minimum of sixteen academic units of secondary school work in college preparatory subjects, which include:
- English - 4 units
- Mathematics - 2 units (including Algebra)
- Science - 1 unit
- Social Science - 1 unit
- Languages or Other Academic Electives - 8 units
Students interested in majoring in any of the mathematics-related fields (accounting, computer science, mathematics, mathematics education, or any of the natural sciences) ideally should have four years of college preparatory mathematics courses, including two years of algebra, one of geometry, and at least one semester of trigonometry. It is recommended that natural science majors, in addition to the above-mentioned mathematics courses, should also take biology, chemistry and physics in high school.
- Applicants who have not completed a regular high school program but who have taken the General Education Development test and obtained satisfactory grades may be admitted by presenting a high school equivalency certificate in lieu of a complete high school transcript. These certificates may be obtained through a student's State Department of Education.
- Scores from the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT). Scores from tests taken between April of the junior year and January of the senior year are preferred.
- Recommendation from high school counselor
Application Priority Deadlines for the College of Arts & Sciences
Applications received after the deadline will be considered provided there are slots available in the in-coming class
- Fall - OPEN
- Spring - December 1st
- Fall - June 1st
- Spring - December 1st
- Fall - March 1st
- Spring - September 1st
You may apply to Xavier University of Louisiana using one of three application methods. The preferred method is using one of the online applications.
If you have already applied, please CLICK HERE to check your application status.
Xavier University Online Application
College of Arts & Sciences- Undergraduate Studies
New First Time Freshman
New Transfer Students
The Common Application
New First Time Freshman ONLY
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