Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
A values-based, Catholic education. Attentive caring faculty, individualized career planning, and opportunities to lead, while serving others - means you stand out from the crowd and fulfill your potential. Discover more about you at BenU.
Schools in Illinois (top 20% nationally) for return on investment (ROI) 2016 PayScale ROI Report
average BenU student's loan debt upon graduation (National average $28k)