Benedictine University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1500 North Fifth Street

Springfield, IL 62702-2694

(217) 525-1420

(800) 635-7289

Fax: (217) 525-1497

Main Address

1500 North Fifth Street

Springfield, IL 62702-2694

(217) 525-1420

www.ben.edu/springfield-campus/
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 522

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Required: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
If submitting ACT, the writing section is optional

Very important admission factors:

Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized Test Scores

Important admission factors:

Class Rank
Extracurricular Activities
Interview
Academic GPA

Considered:

Alumni Relation
Character/Personal Qualities
Application Essay
Recommendations
Talent/Ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

High school course work, test scores, GPA, class rank required criteria.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A

Education

Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Benedictine University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(630) 829-6000
Website:www.ben.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.ben.edu/admissions/apply.cfm
Address:5700 College Rd, Lisle, IL 60532-0900
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,892
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,070 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$32,170
Out-of-state Tuition:$32,170
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,475

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Benedictine University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Benedictine University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111961
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12
Education481
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs282
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology11
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total20153222

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Benedictine University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8122
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total13127

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Benedictine University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$32,170
Out-of-state$32,170
Books and supplies$1,510

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,888
Out-of-state$17,888

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid44399%
Grant or scholarship aid44399%$17,475
Student loan aid33374%$6,482

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,67480%$14,678
Federal student loans2,09663%$7,509

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Benedictine University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Benedictine University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Benedictine University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,892
Undergraduate enrollment3,171
Graduate enrollment2,721

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Benedictine University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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