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Admission Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum combined GRE score of 294 or MAT score of 391
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement/statement of interest detailing why you have chosen this program and why Xavier?
  • A writing sample is also required (a writing prompt will be provided to applicants during the application process)

Documents Needed:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement detailing why you have chosen this program and why Xavier?
  • Successful completion of an online interview, upon invitation

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Minimum combined GRE score of 280 or MAT score of 380
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement/statement of interest detailing why you have chosen this program of study
  • Selected applicants will be invited to participate in a group interview

Documents Needed:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Minimum combined GRE score of 280 or MAT score of 380
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement/statement of interest detailing why you have chosen this program of study
  • Passing scores from Praxis I and II

Documents Needed:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • Praxis I and II scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest

Passing scores from Praxis I and II:

  • Praxis 1 may be waived if an applicant has an ACT score of 22 (composite), a SAT score of 1030 (combined verbal/critical reading and math), or an advanced degree.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university
  • with a minimum 2.75 GPA
  • GRE or MCAT scores
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest/personal statement (one page) addressing the following topics: 1) What are your interests in public health and why are you planning to pursue an MPH? 2) What are your future career goals and what have you done either academically or professionally to guide your interest in public health?

Documents Needed:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE or MCAT scores
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest (one page) addressing the following topics: 1) What are your interests in public health and why are you planning to pursue an MPH?  2) What are your future career goals and what have you done either academically or professionally to guide your interest in public health?

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Minimum combined GRE score of 280 or MAT score of 380
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Two academic letters from professors familiar with the student's academic work and one ministerial letter from a pastor or pastoral staff person familiar with the student's work in their church and/or community

Documents Needed:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum 3.2 GPA in your field of study
  • Minimum combined GRE score of 280
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement/statement of interest that addresses the applicant’s rationale for pursuing this program at Xavier University of Louisiana, including their views on cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Writing sample

Documents Needed:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement that addresses the applicant’s rationale for pursuing this program at Xavier University of Louisiana, including their views on cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Writing sample (Additional information TBA)
  • Successful completion of a face-to-face interview, upon invitation

Documents Needed:

*In addition to the documents required for the specific program you are applying to

  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores (for non-native English speakers)
    • TOEFL Paper-Based Test - 550
    • TOEFL Internet-Based Test - 80
    • IELTS - 7.0
  • Course-by-Course evaluation of any undergraduate or graduate coursework completed at a college or university outside of the U.S. (Recommended evaluation agencies are listed below)
  • Xavier University Certificate of Financial Support (a notarized form indicating who will pay the cost of attendance)

Current students who were not enrolled the previous semester must apply for readmission. Graduate students seeking readmission must submit a readmission application prior to registration. Please submit your readmission application here.



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Key Dates


July 1st, 2019

FALL APPLICATION DEADLINE

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September 3, 2019

LABOR DAY - HOLIDAY

November 1st, 2019

SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE

November 2nd, 2019

BEGINNING OF THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

December 5th, 2019

BEGINNING OF FINALS

April 1st, 2020

SUMMER APPLICATION DEADLINE