Admission Requirements and Process
Xavier offers Master's programs in Education, Counseling, and Theology and an Ed.D. in Education Leadership.
Master's Programs: Students who are applying to the University's Master's programs must submit the following to be considered for admission to Xavier:
- A Graduate Application;
- Official transcript(s) of all undergraduate and, where applicable, of all post-baccalaureate course work;
- All official college/university transcripts, including undergraduate and graduate work;
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university which reflects an overall minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5. (GPA requirements can vary--please consult your program.) The minimum undergraduate GPA for Speech Pathology is 3.2 and 2.75 for MPH program;
- Scores from the Graduate Record Exam Revised (GRE) with a minimum score for the Revised GRE of 280 or submission of scores from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) with a minimum score of 380; and
- Two letters of professional confidential references from former or a current supervisor or instructor for Education and Counseling applicants; Two letters of reference from professors and one ministerial letter from a pastor or pastoral staff person for Theology applicants; Three letters of reference are required for Public Health and Speech-pathology program applicants.
- A statement of interest is required for Education, Counseling, Public Health, and Speech Pathology applicants.
FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS:
In addition to the requirements listed above, international applicants must submit the following:
- 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)