The Ben-U Vision For Your Education

Nurturing intellectual curiosity and the passionate pursuit of the truth

At BenU, we aspire to nurture independent thinkers who go on to lead lives of meaning and purpose.

Whether you’ve set your career goals in motion, or you’re still pondering your future, Benedictine has a path forward for you.

With 42 undergraduate majors, 9 graduate degrees, 2 doctoral programs, and 17 certificate programs, Ben-U has something for everyone.

75+ Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Launch your educational journey from a solid foundation with Benedictine’s academic programs. Explore new ideas, discover unexpected opportunities, and build the real-world skills you’ll need for a successful future.


45+ Graduate Programs

Prepare for a lifetime of meaningful work in your field. Gain practical experience, strengthen your academic expertise, and explore job opportunities that will advance your career.

2 Doctoral Programs

Prepare for a globally-conscious career in business leadership with a Doctorate in Business Administration and Values-Driven Leadership or in Organization Development.


9 Certificate Programs

Advance your career and expand your practical knowledge in your area of expertise.

The BenU Vision For Your Education


67% of our students receive student aid, making Ben-U one of the most affordable small private universities in the Midwest.


Our small campuses and vibrant student communities are the perfect environments for making friends, getting to know professors, and building professional networks.

Career Ready

Benedictine's academic programs prioritize work-integrated learning so our students can graduate with real-world experience in their chosen fields.

Colleges and Schools

Goodwin College of Business

Developing the global business leaders of tomorrow

College of Liberal Arts

Preparing minds and hearts to live and work in a rapidly changing world

College of Science & Health

Training future scientists and healthcare professionals for success.

School of Education

Equipping future teachers with the skills needed for a rewarding career

Study Abroad


Become a citizen of the world with a Ben-U study abroad program.

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Faculty Led Programs

Faculty-led programs provide an opportunity for the classroom to go global. Courses are embedded into the experience abroad for a hands-on learning opportunity.

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Fee-Based Programs

Choose from a variety of programs in various international locations to immerse yourself in. From Italy to England to Beijing, the options present you with new cultural experiences.

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Exchange Programs

BenU has developed exchange programs with institutions around the world. These programs are unique because they allow students to participate in a semester, yearlong or summer program abroad while paying their regular tuition.

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Third-Party Provider Programs

Benedictine University works with a number of organizations that offer additional study abroad opportunities for interested students.

Academic Resources


Academic Support Center

Tutoring, special accommodation services, and more resources to inspire student success.


Academic Advisors

Academic advising services to help you choose a major, choose a plan for the future, and become familiar with Benedictine University’s resources.

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The Benedictine University Library is a primary source for the academic success of our students and faculty and is integral to the future direction of the University.

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Career and Personal Development

Using a customized approach to help students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff thrive.

Discover your future at BenU