Benedictine University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Benedictine University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,520 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1887 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Lisle, Illinois.

Benedictine University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
67
At Benedictine University you can earn your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Benedictine University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 67 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Medical, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
73%
The rate of student retention at Benedictine University is fair at 73% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Benedictine University is below average: 54%. Approximately 5% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Benedictine University is pretty decent: 14:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,300
Average tuition charges are high - $23,300 a year. The additional fees at Benedictine University beyond tuition are nearly $1,000; which makes it a total of $24,300 a year.

Read the details about Benedictine University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
According to recent data, 2,091 applications were submitted and 1,586 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Benedictine University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Benedictine University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Benedictine University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Benedictine University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 800 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - about $5,500 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Benedictine University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Benedictine University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Benedictine University Location and Maps



Post Address: Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900, USA
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