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University Highlights

100%
Classes taught by faculty
(no graduate assistance)
56
Undergraduate
Majors
17
Graduate
Programs
4
Doctoral
Programs
13:1
Student-to-teacher ratio that allows professors to give each student the opportunity for more personal attention and success.
87%
Of Benedictine University's full-time faculty who hold the highest degrees in their fields.
STEM
Benedictine University offers numberous undergraduate programs and a Master of Science in Business Analytics that meet STEM requirements. Students who graduate with a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) degree are eligible to extend their Occupational Practical Training.
safest
four-year university in Illinois in 2015 by Stateuniversity.com 

Academic Excellence

Benedictine's broad-based liberal arts program creates well-rounded students because the University believes that even if students pursue a career in science, they should be able to read, write and speak well. Our graduates are CEOs, Ivy League professors, scientists, high school educators and pioneers in solving global issues.

Benedictine teachers are committed and accomplished. In our friendly environment where the average class size is 17 students, our faculty know you by your first name. Faculty frequently are honored with grants, fellowships, and awards. Academic advisors and career counselors help students develop academic plans, discuss internship opportunities and explore career possibilities.

Why Benedictine?

  • Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016.
  • U.S. News & World Report consistently lists Benedictine University among the best colleges and universities in the nation and ranks Benedictine among the most ethnically diverse campuses in Illinois.
  • Benedictine's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2016.
  • Graduateprograms.com ranked Benedictine University's online M.B.A. among the top six and online Public Health among the top four best programs in the nation in 2016.
  • Benedictine University has consistently been ranked among the safest four-year schools in Illinois according to the U.S. Department of Education.
12,000 square meters
The Daniel L. Goodwin Hall of Business includes a well-equipped  auditorium for lectures and public events, corporate partner suites, classrooms, computer labs, a state-of-the-art financial trading lab and a Starbucks cafe.