Empowering Students at Benedictine University


We are emotionally and academically connected, accountable for inspiring your exploration, enabling your potential and for propelling your future success.

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Benedictine University Experience

Benedictine Experience

A transformative college experience is one where a student grows not only academically, but also personally and socially. At Benedictine, students are empowered to step outside of their comfort zone to forge a connection within our community. Our curriculum encourages the exploration of global cultures to raise awareness of contemporary challenges, teaching you how to think rather than what to think. Drawing from our Benedictine hallmarks, we’ve stitched together an environment that encourages collaboration, self-growth and an appreciation of unique perspectives. Whatever your appetite for adventure, we interlace ample opportunities to create, explore, learn and grow. Grab hold of the red thread and weave the path of your dreams.

BenU Facts


BenU student-to-faculty ratio

$27.9 M

awarded in Scholarships last year


of graduates are working or in graduate school


undergraduate majors, 17 masters, 3 doctoral programs, 17 certificates

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Visit Days

Through our visit day program, you will learn about the admission process as well as the academic, social and financial fit that can be afforded to you.

Alumna Nicole Whitehead

Alumna Nicole Whitehead named Vice President for HR at Bucknell

Following a nationwide search, Bucknell University has hired veteran human resource and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leader Nicole Whitehead as its new vice president of human resources. Her first […]

Samyuktha Gumidyala

Alumna Shares Experience on Living/Working with a Disability

Samyuktha Gumidyala (Neeraja) is an association professional with dwarfism. In this interview, she opens up about daily life and work with a disability. Read more about her HERE.

Alumna, Amina Waheed

Alumna Amina Waheed Nominated for Three Emmy Awards

Waheed’s Fault Lines team scored THREE nominations for the The News & Documentary Emmy Awards this year! Including, “Buried Truths” about the torturous history of indigenous boarding schools in the […]


News from the Center for Benedictine Values

Lots of kids grow up thinking their grandmothers are saints

Lots of kids grow up thinking their grandmothers are saints. Martha Hennessy’s actually is. Or almost is. It depends on your definition. According to the technical language the Vatican has […]

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Benedictine has a Motto

Benedictine has a motto. Do you know what it is? Almost every college has one. Other institutions have them too. Aristocratic families have them. States and territories have them. Bishops […]

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Autocorrect is not always correct

It’s almost blasphemy in the digital age, but it has to be said: autocorrect is not always correct. The same goes for spellcheck. I suppose every profession has its way […]