2,885
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,183
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
62
62%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Benedictine University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lisle, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5700 College Road
Lisle, IL  60532-0900
United States
Contact Mr. Edward Robinson
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@ben.edu
Phone: 630-829-6000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs Related Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,334
Applied
3,318
Accepted
2,885
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

3,239
Females Applied
2,035
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,095
Males Applied
1,283
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.34
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,700
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Fees

1,590
Full-time student fees
9,480
Room & board
7,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

23,183
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,114
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,563
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,594
Avg. Loan Aid
12,349
Avg. Grant Aid
8,392
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

2,885
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.85%
Black or African American 8.18%
White or Caucasian 43.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.55%
Asian 15.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.31%
Other 14.45%

Gender

Male (51.72%)
Female (48.28%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner, Quad Day and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Senate, MSA-Muslim Student Association, AMSA-American Medical Student Association, The Candor-Student Newspaper and Programming Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

585
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 157
Part-time - 428
Male - 283
Female - 302