Tuition Remission and Tuition Exchange
Tuition remission is available for eligible faculty and staff. The tuition remission program for faculty and staff pays the instructional fee for eligible employees who take undergraduate and graduate courses at Xavier University. For programs that are at capacity and have size limits tuition remission may not be available. Doctoral courses are not covered under tuition remission.
|Eligible Employees||Amount of Remission|
Full-time faculty & staff
Part-time faculty (adjuncts)
Prorated based on the number of credit hours teaching in the semester classes are taken
Prorated based on the number of hours worked in a week
The tuition remission program for dependents (spouse and unmarried dependent children) pays 90% of the instructional fee (tuition) only for eligible dependents who take courses at Xavier University. General fees, books, room and board, late fees, application fees, confirmation fees, etc., are not covered by tuition remission.
Employees have a one-year waiting period before attaining access to spouse/dependent tuition remission. Following the wait period, continuing full-time employees (37.5 hours weekly or more) are eligible for 90% tuition remission* for their spouse and dependent children (up to and including age 25 who meet the dependency criteria** established by federal law). For programs that are at capacity and have size limits tuition remission may not be available. Doctoral courses are not covered under tuition remission.
Continuing part-time employees are eligible for spouse/dependent tuition remission on a pro-rated basis.
Dependent Tuition Remission applications must be submitted prior to the academic year.
*Employees are responsible for 10% of the tuition, plus applicable fees.
** The Office of Human Resources requires proof of dependency after age 22.
Courses may be taken toward a degree through undergraduate and graduate programs at Xavier University. For programs that are at capacity and have size limits tuition remission may not be available. Doctoral courses are not covered under tuition remission. Tuition remission may be taxable. Please refer to the tuition remission tax summary for additional information.
Tuition Remission applications should be submitted to The Office of Human Resources prior to the start of each term.
Tuition exchange is available for eligible dependents.
If you have a child in high school and hope to take advantage of FACHEX (exchange with other Jesuit colleges and universities), or Tuition Exchange (more than 600 schools participate in this program nationwide), Learn more about the process and required paperwork.
Tuition Exchange Application: Renewal only
Tuition Exchange Website: New applicants
2020 Tuition Remission and Tuition Exchange Information Session
For those who were unable to attend the live Zoom information session on October 8, 2020, please see the Zoom recording below.