Benedictine University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois


As an academic community committed to liberal arts and professional education¢´ ´Ódistinguished and guided by its Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage¢´ ´ÓBenedictine University prepares its students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community. A Benedictine education is designed to be flexible so that it can meet current social needs, developing in its graduates the capacity to adapt as they enter the working world, and the ability to manage change and difficulties in a confident and positive manner. Benedictine fulfills its commitment to its mission through excellence in teaching and interaction between students and faculty.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5850
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 101

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 58:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

5700 College Rd
Lisle Illinois 60532


Main Email:

Main Phone: 630-829-6300

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Anthony Scola
Transfer Admission Counselor, Enrollment Center

Transfer Services Contact:
Jon Miller
Associate Dean, Student Success Center

International Admissions Contact:
Jenny Erickson
International Admission Counselor, Enrollment Center

Athletics Contact:
Mark McHorney
Director of Athletics, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
With 20+ transferrable credit hours, the minimum G.P.A. is 2.0 / 4.0.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses are accepted with the grade of "C" or better in the major and for skills requirements, and "D" or better in all other areas.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no maximum limit on the number of hours accepted, however, all students must meet the University residency requirements for graduation.

Test Scores for Applying:
N/A if 20+ transferrable credit hours.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Only required for students below the minimum admission requirements.

Essay(s) required:
Only required for students below the minimum admission requirements.

Application Fee:
$40 application fee. Fee may be waived if student visits campus.

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We offer many scholarships for transfer students.

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