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Veteran Admission

ROTC

Respecting its mission and heritage, Saint Xavier University is pleased to offer a wide variety of high quality academic programs to a diverse and talented student body.

Our students enjoy a selection of 43 undergraduate and 25 graduate program options offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, School of Nursing and the Graham School of Management. Additionally, our Continuing and Adult Education features programs and services tailored to the unique needs and experiences of adult learners.

The University also sponsors enrichment opportunities, including international education, religion and public discourse, campus program development, and several on-campus clinics. Through these collective academic offerings, Saint Xavier University strives to provide its learning community with a solid foundation in liberal arts and professional education, establishing well-rounded members of society.

Army ROTC

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) is offered to Saint Xavier University students in cooperation with the University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC).  Students who participate in Army ROTC may be eligible for Army ROTC scholarships, which may partially or fully pay your tuition at SXU.  To be eligible to enroll in Army ROTC, you must have at least two years remaining in your college degree program. 

Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to enroll in ROTC. Eligible graduate students may receive scholarships for up to two years of their program. Individuals who have previous military service may also be eligible to enroll. Students must be enrolled full-time at Saint Xavier to participate in Army ROTC.

Interested high school students may apply to enroll in Army ROTC the fall of their senior year. Eligible students may receive an Army ROTC scholarship that pays for full tuition, books and academic fees, and provides an annual stipend of up to $5,000. 

Upon completion of your degree and the Army ROTC, you will earn a commission as Second Lieutenant in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard.  For more information on Army ROTC and registration, please contact the UIC Recruiting Operations Office at 312-413-2356 or armyrotc@uic.edu. For more information, please visit the Army website

Air Force ROTC

Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) is offered to Saint Xavier University students in cooperation with the Department of Aerospace Studies at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Students who participate in AFROTC may be eligible for AFROTC scholarships, which may partially or fully pay your tuition at SXU. AFROTC is particularly interested in nursing students who may be eligible for non-competitive express scholarships that pay full tuition.

Upon completing your degree and the AFROTC program, you will earn a commission as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and will serve a four-year commitment on active duty. For more information on Air Force ROTC and registration, contact the Unit Admissions Officer at 312-567-3804 or afrotc@iit.edu, or visit the AFROTC website.

Note: AFROTC courses are only offered at the Illinois Institute of Technology.