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Your Success is Ours

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

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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.

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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.

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Parent + Family Engagement

We didn’t forget about your parents or family members. We want to make sure they understand the resources and how to be part of the Benedictine community as well!

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.

Student Clubs
Students Clubs and Organizations
NCAA Sports
NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Athletic Programs
Club Sport Programs
Club Sport Programs
Student Events
Student Events Held Each Year
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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!

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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.

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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.

Academic Offerings
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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.

The Red Thread defines the uniqueness of Benedictine University. It connects us through academic, professional and social interactions. It etches into the fabric of our existence the mission and values we’ve honored since 1887.

The Red Thread binds our collective cultures and experiences — tying us together as one family.