The University is accredited at the institutional level by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; 1-800-621-7440 or 1-312-263-0456).
Both the baccalaureate and graduate programs in the School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Both the baccalaureate and graduate programs in the Graham School of Management are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All programs in the School of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). For state accreditation of programs in education, see the catalog section under the School of Education.
Programs in music are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
The Speech-Language Pathology program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Saint Xavier University is a school approved to train veterans and eligible persons under Title 38, U.S. Code.
The University holds membership in the American Council on Education (ACE), the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA), the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), the Conference for Mercy Higher Education (CMHE), the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities (FICU), the Lilly Fellows Program (LFP) and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).
The Graham School of Management holds membership in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
The School of Education holds membership in the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and the Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE).