Benedictine University

Lisle, IL

Benedictine University

Lisle, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$34,290

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
35%
Percent 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
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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