One-Stop-Shop: Benedictine event makes transferring quick and easy

December 9, 2013

Lisle, Illinois ~ Transfer students interested in attending Benedictine University for the Spring 2014 Semester can complete all of their application paperwork and register for classes in a single day during “One-Stop-Shop” appointments held throughout December and January.

The event is designed to help students interested in the University’s traditional daytime programs get through the entire enrollment process within a few hours. They can apply, become admitted and register so they don’t have to wait until the summer or fall to resume working toward a degree.

Students must bring all official transcripts, be in good academic standing, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and a minimum of 20 transferable semester credit hours (students with lower than the required minimum credit hours must satisfy freshmen admissions requirements).

Prospective students can meet with Admissions, New Student Advising Center and Financial Aid representatives in Lownik Hall from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 23; Monday-Tuesday, December 30-31; Thursday-Friday, January 2-3; or Monday-Friday, January 6-10.

The first day of classes for the spring semester is Monday, January 13.

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 defy the status quo and 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 or for more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (630) 829-6300 or admissions@ben.edu. 

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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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