High school, transfer students invited to attend Benedictine open house

High school, transfer students invited to attend Benedictine open house
August 9, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

High school students, students planning to transfer from community colleges or other post-secondary institutions and their families will have the opportunity to learn more about Benedictine University at Fall Open House from 12:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7 at the Krasa Center. The event begins with a welcome followed by a variety of activities designed to meet students’ individual needs. Prospective students can speak with faculty about majors, meet with representatives from athletics, student government, the international office and residence life, and speak with financial aid and admissions counselors. Prospective students can also take a tour of campus, visit the bookstore or attend a financial aid session. Benedictine University is listed as a “Best University” and is ranked eighth in the Midwest for “Campus Diversity” according to U.S. News & World Report. For more information, please call the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300 or visit Benedictine University on the Web at www.ben.edu/admissions.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’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 2011.