Admitted Freshmen

Your Success is Ours

Congratulations! You are one step closer to being #BenUBound!

We are excited to celebrate your acceptance to Benedictine University and look forward to walking you through your next steps in the enrollment process ! Our admissions staff will continue to work with to ensure you fully understand all the opportunities BenU has to offer, including the academic, financial and social fits.

Ready to commit? Pay your deposit here!

What’s Next?

Now that you are admitted to Benedictine University, our admissions team is dedicated to seeing you through your enrollment process every step of the way.

  1. Confirm your enrollment with your $100 deposit
  2. Sign up for online placement testing
  3. Complete your pre-registration survey
  4. Freshman Registration Day
  5. Sign Up for On-Campus Housing
  6. Attend Student Orientation and Readiness (SOAR) Event
  7. Attend Ben Beginnings and Bridge to BenU Events

Choose A Residence Hall

Your Home Away From Home

Living on-campus is an opportunity to live with others of various geographical locations, cultural backgrounds and personal interests. Students who live on campus benefit through daily living with others, which helps them establish friendships and develop a cooperative attitude resulting in greater involvement in campus life, academic success and personal fulfillment.

Lisle Campus

  • Jaeger Hall
  • Ondrak Hall
  • Founders’ Woods Apartments

Mesa Campus

  • Alhambra Hall

University Housing

Housing Application

Schedule a Visit

Visit the Lisle, Illinois Campus

Visit the Mesa, Arizona Campus


Understand your major, maximize your passion and navigate your path to degree completion!

Our advising staff provides a personal commitment to your growth academically and charts the path for you professionally in your transition to BenU.

Sign Up to Get Registered for Classes!

BenU Experience

Attending Benedictine is more than taking classes; it’s building a foundation for a community that will help you grow personally and socially! Whether you’re a member of one of our 40+ clubs or organizations, performing karaoke at the Pub, cheering from the stands or playing on one of our 19 intercollegiate athletics teams, each and every Benedictine student brings their unique talents to help enrich the vibrant campus community. No matter if you are seeking a residential experience or commuting to campus, activating the BenU Experience is limitless.

  • 40+ Students Clubs and Organizations
  • 19 NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Athletic Programs
  • 8 Club Sport Programs
  • 100+ Student Events Held Each Year

Student Life

BenU Eats – Creating a Transformative Experience

With a variety of residential and dining options, Benedictine provides students with the fuel they need to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. Whether you’re living on or off campus, BenU allows students to fully immerse themselves in the campus culture through our multiple dining options and meal plans!

Explore My Meal Plan Options

Financial Aid + Scholarships

Top 10 Private Colleges in Illinois for Return on Investment* We realize choosing a college is a commitment, not just academically and socially, but also financially. If you choose to make that commitment with Benedictine University, we promise to guide you through every step of the financial aid process.

  • $27,037 Average Freshman Student Financial Aid Offer
  • Top 10 Private Colleges in Illinois for Return on Investment (per

Financial Aid

Freshman Scholarships

Empowering Academic Success

Benedictine offers a variety of nationally accredited fields of study including science, health, education, business and liberal arts. Our intimate campus is woven together by a close-knit community of faculty and staff that knows you by name and mentors you through graduation. They take a personal interest in your success.

  • 48 Majors
  • 38 Minors
  • 16 Pre-Professional Programs

Academic Offerings

The Benedictine Benefit

Welcome to a new world of possibilities.

Fueled by a vision for turning dreams into reality and grounded in centuries-old Benedictine traditions, we provide a solid foundation and open environment to explore, learn, and grow.