Paying for College

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. We offer a variety of financial assistance packages including need-based grants; federal loans; work-study options; and student employment. Visit the Financial Aid website for more information. Click here for information on veteran graduate student aid.

Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Adult Undergraduate and Graduate


Adult Accelerated Undergraduate
(Learning Teams)
  Associate of Arts in Business Administration
Tuition (per credit hour)
  Bachelor of Arts in Management/Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Tuition (per credit hours)
  Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Business Analytics and Finance
Tuition (per credit hour)
  Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion
Tuition (per crdit hour)
  Certificate Programs
Tuition (per credit hour)

Tuition (per credit hour)
Tuition (per credit hour)

Adult Accelerated Graduate
(Learning Teams)
  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
Tuition (per credit hour)
  Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Tuition (per credit hour)
  English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement
Tuition (per credit hour)
  Audit (no credit)
Tuition (per credit hour)
  All tuition and fees are due to Benedictine University at the start of each course. Benedictine University reserves the right to change fees, courses, and sequencing of courses wihtout notice.
  Please note that application and registration fees are non-refundable.
  All tuition remission 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.

Tuition Costs by Program
  Acceptable forms of payment include: Cash, Check, Money Order, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover.
  Benedictine University has partnered with Sallie Mae to provide interest-free monthly payment options through the TuitionPay Plan. Students may create budgets to manage their tuition costs by program, per class, or per term.
  Students utilizing Tuition Remission can arrange, with Sallie Mae's TuitionPay, a single tuition payment plan due at the end of the term (plus a grace period) with proper tuition assistance documentation from their employer.

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee
(per examination credited)
  Application fee $40
  C.L.E.P. posting fee
(per examination credited)
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Express transcript mailing
(per address)
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee
(in 24 hours)
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Registration deposit fee $125
  Special examination $5
  Transcript fee $5
  Work/Life Experience fee available only for bachelor's completion programs
(per credit hour granted)
  Students are responsible for securing required textbooks and other educational resources prior to the start of each course.