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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.

Rev. Dr. William Barber speaks at Benedictine University - February 10, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.The Rev. Dr. William Joseph Barber II, nationally renowned pastor and social justice activist, to Speak at Benedictine University.

As part of its Black History Month celebration, and in keeping with its mission to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, Benedictine University will host acclaimed pastor and social justice activist Rev. Dr. William Barber II on February 10, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE for additional information and to register to attend. GROUP REGISTRATIONS WELCOME.
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The board of trustees announces the search for the 13th president of Benedictine University

For the Presidential Profile and additional information CLICK HERE

BenU Facts

13:1

BenU student-to-faculty ratio

$27.9 M

awarded in Scholarships last year

92%

of graduates are working or in graduate school

48

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.

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Students honor Martin Luther King’s legacy with a day of service at Aurora food pantry

January 16, 2023 at 1:11 pm David Sharos is a freelance reporter for The Beacon-News. Aurora Beacon-News   For Benedictine University student Shahista Rahman of Joliet, helping those who suffer […]

Rev. Dr. William Barber speaks at Benedictine University - February 10, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

Rev. Dr. William Barber to Speak at Benedictine University

The Rev. Dr. William Joseph Barber II, nationally renowned pastor and social justice activist, to Speak at Benedictine University, February 10. As part of its Black History Month celebration, and […]

Alumni Achievement Awards 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients. Click here for more information.

Ian Hall, Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Benedictine University awarded $382,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health

Benedictine University’s Dr. Ian Hall (associate professor, biology) has been awarded $382,000 for Biological Research from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders as part of more than […]

News from the Center for Benedictine Values

Honoring King by Living Our Vocation

This week the Benedictine community takes time to remember, honor, and learn from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Most of us have heard of King our whole lives. Some […]

Pope Benedict XVI

Remembering Pope Benedict XVI

Remembering Pope Benedict XVI (1927-2022) Ten years ago, around this time, I was beginning to teach a course on Pope Benedict XVI—as far as I know, the only full course […]

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Benedictine Christmas Every Day

“Always winter and never Christmas.” That’s how Mr. Tumnus the Faun in C. S. Lewis’s classic “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” describes for Lucy Pevensie the state of […]

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Fifteenth Annual Faith and Reason Symposium

Benedictine’s Fifteenth Annual Faith and Reason Symposium: Nov. 15-16 “Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.” With these words […]