Tuition and Fees

Central Illinois

A Benedictine University education is one of the best financial investments a family will make, providing valuable returns throughout a student's lifetime. We are dedicated to helping students and their families make a private education affordable.

  • Degree-seeking students are eligible to apply for financial aid.
  • Graduate and adult students may create budgets to manage tuition costs per course, per session or per term. TuitionPaymentPlan offers interest-free monthly payment options.
  • Tuition deferment plans are available for students utilizing approved employer tuition reimbursement.
  • Partnership tuition rates may be available for approved on-site programs.

For more information regarding tuition and fees, please contact your admissions representative.

2017-2018

Tuition and Fees

Adult Accelerated Undergraduate
  Adult Accelerated General Education
Tuition (per credit hour)
$185
  Associate of Arts in Business Administration
Tuition (per credit hour)
$370
  Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Organizational Behavior
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Tuition (per credit hour)
$365

Online Undergraduate Certificates
  Certificate in Advanced Digital Marketing for the Working Professional
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Certificate in Digital Marketing for the Working Professional
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Certificate in Human Resources Management
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Certificate in Marketing
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380
  Certificate in Diversity and Criminology
Tuition (per credit hour)
$380

Graduate
  Master of Business Administration
Tuition (per credit hour)
$290*
  Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and Organizational Behavior
Tuition (per credit hour)
$530
  Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading and Literacy
Tuition (per credit hour)
$303**
  English as a Second Language (ESL)/Bilingual Endorsement
Tuition (per credit hour)
$330
  *Does not include fees, materials or foundational courses.
  **Does not include fees or materials.

Doctoral
  Ph.D. in Organization Development
Cohort 3 (per credit hour)
$1,031.25
  Ph.D. in Organization Development
Cohort 4 (per credit hour)
$1,093.75

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advanced Placement credit posting fee
(per examination credited)
$30
  Application fee $40
  Certification fee $25
  CLEP posting fee
(per examination credited)
$30
  Diploma red cover $10
  Doctoral graduation fee $205
  Duplicate diploma fee $25
  Electronic transcript fee $5
  Enrollment deposit $125
  Express transcript mailing
(per address)
$30
  Graduation fee $145
  Insufficient funds (NSF) fee $25
  Late payment fee $100
  Paper transcript fee $10
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Special examination $5
  Student Service fee
(per term)
$100
  Work/Life Experience fee available only for bachelor's completion programs
(per credit hour granted)
$100
  Students are responsible for securing required textbooks and other educational resources prior to the start of each course.
  Some programs may qualify for partnership tuition eligibility if on-site. Academic partnership approval is required and dual discounts cannot be applied. Flat rate programs do not apply.


Students are responsible for securing required textbooks and other educational resources prior to the start of each course.  

All tuition and fees are due to Benedictine University at the start of each course. Full payment for flat rate tuition programs is required within 7 calendar days of the start of the learning team program and is nonrefundable. Benedictine University reserves the right to change tuition, fees, courses and sequencing of courses without notice. Please note that fees are nonrefundable. 

All tuition remission students and consortium students must pay applicable fees such as activity, graduation, health, technology and lab fees. All fees are subject to change without further notice. 

Acceptable forms of payment include: cash, check, money order, American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover.
 
Benedictine University has partnered with Higher One to provide interest-free monthly payment options through the TuitionPayment Plan.

Ed.D. students may create budgets to manage their tuition costs per session or per term.

Students utilizing tuition reimbursement can arrange, with Higher One’s TuitionPayment Plan, a single tuition payment due at the end of the term (plus a grace period). Documentation of your eligibility in your employer’s tuition assistance plan must be submitted to the Office of Student Accounts prior to enrolling in this plan.

Ph.D.O.D. and Ph.D./D.B.A. students should follow the instructions on the option they have selected on the Financial Arrangements Forms.

The School of Graduate,
Adult and Professional Education

For more information, contact
(877) 353-9622 or nationalenrollment@ben.edu