Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016.


Benedictine University is ranked among the top schools in Illinois and the nation for return on investment (ROI). BenU is one of the top 10 schools in Illinois and in the top 20 percent nationally, according to the 2016 PayScale Inc. ROI Report for colleges with the best value.


U.S. News & World Report consistently lists Benedictine University among the best colleges and universities in the nation and ranks Benedictine among the most ethnically diverse campuses in Illinois. For 2016, Benedictine was named to its list of "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs," and for 2015, "Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans", "Best Online Graduate Business Programs for Veterans" and "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans."


Benedictine's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2016.


In 2016, The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Benedictine University No. 1 among the fastest-growing Roman Catholic colleges in the country for doctoral institutions and No. 3 among the fastest-growing colleges in the country for private nonprofit doctoral institutions between 2004-2014. This is the fourth consecutive year we have been ranked as a fastest-growing college.


Graduateprograms.com ranked Benedictine University's online M.B.A. among the top six and online Public Health among the top four best programs in the nation in 2016.


Benedictine's Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) is listed among the nation's "50 Most Affordable Online M.P.H. Programs 2015" by Topmastersinhealthcare.com.


Publichealthonline.org ranked Benedictine University on its list of "Best Online M.P.H. programs" for 2015.


Affordablecollegesonline.org ranks Benedictine University among the "Best Online Colleges" in Illinois for 2015 and among the top 15 most affordable Catholic colleges and universities in the country with the highest starting salaries earned by graduates and among the most affordable colleges in Illinois for online programs for 2014.


Named to Military Advanced Education's 2014 Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities list.


GoGrad.org ranked Benedictine University among the "Top Online M.B.A. Programs" in 2015.


Benedictine University is the first four-year private university in Illinois to be named a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Benedictine's doctorate in education was named one of the best online doctoral programs in the nation in 2015 by Nonprofitcollegesonline.com.



Benedictine University was named one of the best colleges in the Midwest and nation for cost and quality by Washingtonmonthly.com in 2015.


Benedictine University is the safest four-year university in Illinois according to a 2015 listing by StateUniversity.com for campus crime reported in 2014.



 

Upcoming Events

Mar
1-10
Summer 2017 Advising/ Registration Begin
Main Campus in Lisle
Event Details

Summer 2017 Advising/ Registration Begin

Date: March 01

Time: All Day

Campus: Lisle

Event Description:

 Summer 2017 Advising/ Registration Begin

Summer 2017 advising/ registration begins today. Make an appointment with your advisor regarding your Spring classes via the sign-up sheet on his/her door.

Mar
1-2
Graduate Programs--Weekday Walk-Ins: Meet with an Admissions Counselor or Drop Documents to Complete Your File
Main Campus in Lisle
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

Graduate Programs--Weekday Walk-Ins: Meet with an Admissions Counselor or Drop Documents to Complete Your File

Date: March 01

Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Lownik Hall

Mar
1
Coffee House Networking Event Series: U.S. Small Business Administration
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Details

Coffee House Networking Event Series: U.S. Small Business Administration

Date: March 01

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campus: ACE Main

Location: Goodwin Hall, 411

Contact: Lindsay Koriath    lkoriath@ben.edu

Event Description: Are you an entrepreneur or thinking about one day owning your own business and curious about potential resources and support? Or are you curious about working in the federal sector and how to apply for government jobs? Then join us for the next Coffee House Networking Event on Wednesday, March 1 at 6:00 p.m. in Goodwin, 411. Alumnus, Donald Pellico from the U.S. Small Business Administration will discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Potential opportunities in the federal sector and how to best prepare for them
  • Advice on the unique process of applying to government jobs through USAJOBS.GOV 
  • His role at the SBA, career path, and services & resources the SBA provides.

Please RSVP to Lindsay Koriath, lkoriath@ben.edu, by February 28.

The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. SBA has been a leader in small business development for more than 60 years. In an increasingly globalized economy, we tackle challenges confronted by the small business community across geographic boundaries. Although times have changed since the SBA was founded in 1953, the Agency's mission - to promote the growth of small business - has not. Today, SBA is more vital than ever. We work in collaboration with partner organizations and using cutting-edge technologies and well-tested best practices to multiply our impact on small businesses. SBA's programs now include financial and federal contract procurement assistance, management assistance, and specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. SBA also provides loans to victims of natural disasters and specialized advice and assistance in international trade. Read more about SBA here.

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