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Benedictine University is where intellectually curious and passionate students learn to make a difference in the world. Our goal is to prepare students for lives of meaning and purpose. The level of success our alumni achieve demonstrates how our values-based education helps prepare students to become ethical leaders within their communities and at professional organizations of all sizes.

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We welcome high school seniors to explore all Benedictine has to offer. Our dual credit, summer courses and various partnerships help weave and shape your experiences with us before you are admitted!

Freshmen

Your college experience is about more than taking classes; it’s about building knowledge, friendships and community.

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Transfer + Degree Completion

Benedictine recognizes that not all students are comfortable with their initial college choice. If you are working to complete your degree, BenU is with you every step of the way. We’re as excited as you are!

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Graduate + Doctoral

Your next chapter as a Graduate or Doctoral student starts at Benedictine! We know you’re a hardworking and busy professional so our master’s degrees are designed with flexibility in mind while also challenging you to be the best version of yourself.

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International

International Programs and Services is proud to accommodate students and scholars from a variety of countries. Benedictine University provides immigration advising services for students, but can also provide students and scholars general assistance in navigating American higher education culture.

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Financial Aid + Scholarships

YOUr Financial Future

Our Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to assisting students and their families within making this investment in themselves and their education. We work diligently to help bridge the gap between the student’s cost of attendance and their ability to afford their degree.

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Important Dates for 2022-2023 Academic Year

Key Upcoming Dates
  • October 17, 2022 Priority Application Deadline for Graduation for May 2023 Degree Recipients
  • October 21, 2022 Last day to late add Fall Semester Internship and Course by Arrangement classes
  • November 6, 2022 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes
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100%

Percentage of students who received financial aid packages.

15:1

BenU student-to-faculty ratio

$116,000

Amount of dollars awarded in scholarships in 2021

71%

Percentage of graduates working while attending graduate school

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