Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Freshman Admission

Freshman Admission

Welcome to Saint Xavier University! This is an exciting time as you start your college search, and we are so pleased that you are exploring your options as a freshman student at SXU's Chicago campus. Please use the Office of Admission and your admission counselor as resources through the college application process. 

Apply to SXU

If you are ready to apply for freshman admission at the Chicago campus, follow these steps to complete the process:

  1. Apply online (no fee);
  2. Request an *official high school transcript or GED score report;
  3. Request your official ACT or SAT score(s), unless included on high school transcript.

*Options for official transcript submission:

Essays are not required except for students applying to the nursing program.

Freshman Nursing Applicants: Nursing applicants must include the following items to complete their application:

Visit SXU

The best way to learn why Saint Xavier University is a great fit for you is to visit us! Take a tour of our beautiful Chicago campus and meet with an admission counselor. Tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 10 a.m. on Saturdays. Request your visit online, call the Office of Admission at 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798) or email us at  

We look forward to assisting you through this exciting time!


Brian Hotzfield
Executive Director of Admission