Graduate Admission

Start Your Graduate Journey

Xavier offers more than 40 graduate programs across disciplines including health services administration, nursing, business and education. Our strong partnerships with Cincinnati’s top companies connect students to industry leaders, and our network of 65,000 Xavier alumni graduate ready to make a difference.

Graduate Program Information Sessions

Admission Process

All graduate programs require an application and most require a graduate exam. Learn more about the unique requirements for each graduate program on their page.

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See all graduate programs to help grow your potential.

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Tuition & Aid

Learn more about grants, loans, assistantships and tuition rates by college.

Tuition Information

Online Options

Xavier offers a number of fully-online graduate programs, including Coaching, Montessori Education, Special Education and Nursing. Learn More about Xavier’s online graduate programs.

Online Programs

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U.S. News & World Report has recognized Xavier as one of the top 10 universities in the Midwest every year since 1994, including a no. 5 ranking in for 2020. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Xavier among the "100 Best Values in Private Colleges."

The decision to press 'GO' was the hardest part. After that I hit the ground running and have never looked back. The Xavier brand speaks for itself- it's recognized both locally and nationally and allows you to get in and out in just two years.

Eric Banks

Development Researcher, Procter & Gamble
Master of Business Administration, 2013

I enjoyed small class sizes where everybody knows your name. The faculty devoted time and cared about my academic success. A month before graduation, I was offered a promotion at TriHealth and within two years I became head of the Aquatics department.

Maryam Mofatteh

Aquatics Manager, TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion
MEd in Sports Administration, 2015

Xavier provided me with the crucial knowledge and skills needed to become a disciplined, well-rounded, health-care professional whose ideas and influence will help create sustainable, positive change for all those we serve.

Jon-Michael Williams

Assistant Vice President, Regional Partnerships, Atrium Health
Master of Health Services Administration, 2015

Xavier University Graduate Programs

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