Benedictine University

Lisle, IL

Benedictine University

Lisle, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$34,290

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
590
25th
500
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,840
Declined 1,177
Total Received 3,017
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Private

3,084

undergraduate students

3,319

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Benedictine University, founded in 1887, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 108-acre campus is located in Lisle, IL, 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,403
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

108-acre, suburban campus in Lisle (population: 22,930), 25 miles from Chicago. Major airports and train serve Chicago; bus serves Joliet (17 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL
60532

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
35%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
590
25th
500
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,840
Declined 1,177
Total Received 3,017

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Record
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 630 829-6108
F: 630 829-6101
financialaid@ben.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aerobics, BAGS, basketball, bowling, cardio kickboxing, dodgeball, flag football, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering Science. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management and Services, Other. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Physiology, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Pharmacy Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Taxation. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Health Science
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,403

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

48%

3,084
students

Female
55%
1,697

Male
45%
1,387

52%

3,319
students

Female
71%
2,357

Male
29%
962

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

2,272
students

Female
53%
1,205

Male
47%
1,067

26%

812
students

Female
61%
492

Male
39%
320

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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