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

Jan
22
Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Outing
Main Campus in Lisle
6:30 PM
Event Details

Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Outing

Date: January 22

Time: 6:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: United Center, Chicago Ill.

Contact: Trente Arens    (630) 829-6077    tarens@ben.edu

Jan
24
Student Teacher Seminar II
Main Campus in Lisle
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Details

Student Teacher Seminar II

Date: January 24

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Event Sponsor: School of Education

Contact: Dr. Jan Writer    630-829-6293    jwriter@ben.edu

Event Description:

Student Teacher Seminar II
Overview of edTPA Construct, Requirements and Resources
Dr. Jan Writer
+ Student Teachers Meet with Their Supervisors

Jan
25
Meet the Artist Reception: Bunky Echo-Hawk & Joe Yazzie
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

Meet the Artist Reception: Bunky Echo-Hawk & Joe Yazzie

Date: January 25

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Komechak Art Gallery (Kindlon Hall, fifth floor)

Event Sponsor: Komechak Art Gallery

Contact: Ms. Cathaleen Gaddis    (630) 829-6320    cgaddis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join us for a wine and appetizer reception to welcome Bunky Echo-Hawk and Joe Yazzie, whose work appears as part of the "Contemporary Native American Artists" exhibition that begins on August 22. This is an opportunity not only to meet and discuss the exhibition with the artists, but to gather with other artists, faculty, students and the local art community.

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