Attend ‘Preferred Visit Day’ and enjoy a sample of the Benedictine experience

January 9, 2014

Lisle, Illinois ~ Want to find out why 94 percent of Benedictine University graduates either are working or enrolled in graduate school programs one year after graduation?

Attend “Preferred Visit Day,” an event held specifically for prospective undergraduate students who want to find out more about Benedictine University, named the fastest-growing university in the country by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Preferred Visit Day attendees meet with Admissions staff in small group settings to discuss Benedictine University’s renowned academic programs, the admissions process and requirements, applications, scholarships and financial aid. Prospective students will be given a guided tour of campus by current students.

Students may choose to attend one of three Preferred Visit Day sessions at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20 at Benedictine’s main campus in Lisle.

According to AffordableCollegesOnline.org, Benedictine University is ranked among the top 25 most affordable Catholic colleges and universities in the country with the highest starting salaries earned by graduates.

Benedictine students receive a values-based, Catholic education that prepares them to reach their full potential.

Whether receiving personal instruction from teachers with the highest degrees in their fields, conducting research, participating in internships or applying to a pool of more than $300,000 in academic University-based scholarships, academic opportunities abound. Benedictine students challenge themselves every day and gain a greater perspective on the world through study abroad trips, guest lecturers, music concerts, student clubs and athletic teams.

To RSVP for Preferred Visit Day, go to www.ben.edu/preferred or contact (630) 829-6300.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No. 1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2000-2010 in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit research institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the third consecutive year in 2013. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fifth largest in the Chicago area in 2013.
                 


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