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Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research is the provider of timely, high-quality information and analysis for informed decision-making

The Office of Institutional Research provides senior administrators and the Benedictine community with data used in managing the University, strategic planning and decision-making. As a service office, Institutional Research coordinates reporting to both internal and external agencies and seeks to broaden the general knowledge of the University and its activities.

Retention, Graduation Rate + Transfer Out Rate

First-time, Full-time Undergraduate

First Year Retention Rate – 67%

6-Year Graduation Rate – 46%

Transfer Out Rate – 2%


Master’s 6-Year Graduation Rate – 70%

Data for Undergraduate and Graduate Level Students After Graduation

Employment and Graduate School Enrollment Rates for Undergraduate and Graduate

In 2022, 70% of our Alumni six months after graduation reported that they are either working full-time (30 hours or more) or enrolled in Graduate School full-time. Full-time Employment is 33%; Full-time Graduate School is 37%.


In 2022, 50% are employed Full-time (30 hours or more).

For additional internal information,
and to submit data requests:

Phil Anthony
Sr. Research Data Analyst
(630) 829-6626
[email protected]