Benedictine invites students, families to preview Mesa campus

January 15, 2014

Mesa, Arizona ~ Benedictine University graduates either are working or enrolled in graduate school programs one year after commencement. Find out why at one of Benedictine University at Mesa’s upcoming events.

Attend one of the University’s “Saturday Preview Days” or “Preferred Visit Day” events held specifically for prospective freshmen and transfer students who want to find out more about what a private, values-based education has to offer.

During the events, attendees meet with an admissions counselor to discuss Benedictine University’s renowned academic programs, the admissions process and requirements, applying, scholarships, financial aid and take a guided tour of campus.

Available appointments for the next Preferred Visit Day on Monday, January 20, at Gillett Hall, located at 225 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa, are at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Upcoming Saturday Preview Days will be held from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on February 8 and March 8 at Gillett Hall.

A spring open house will be held from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 2 at Gillett Hall. Students and community members interested in attending the spring open house should RSVP at ben.edu/mesa/springoh.

Benedictine University – the fastest growing university in the country – provides a private, values-based education grounded in history, heritage and Catholic tradition. The Mesa branch campus provides students a problem-based learning approach which greater prepares students for entering the workforce. Education and technology blog edcetera named Benedictine University at Mesa among 10 universities in the nation on the cutting edge of tech for 2013.

Current degree offerings include a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Organizational Behavior, in addition to a minor in Religious Studies.

For more information about these events and Benedictine University at Mesa, please visit the Gregory Enrollment Center at 51 E. Main St., Suite 105, in downtown Mesa or ben.edu/mesa, or contact (602) 888-5533 or mesa@ben.edu.

The University is accepting applications for spring and fall 2014 enrollment. Spring classes begin January 21.

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Benedictine University at Mesa is a branch campus of Benedictine University, an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine 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. Education and technology blog edcetera named Benedictine University at Mesa among 10 universities in the nation on the cutting edge of tech for 2013.

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