Students can learn about Benedictine admissions process, academic programs

Students can learn about Benedictine admissions process, academic programs
August 30, 2007

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

Benedictine University’s Fall Open House from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7 at the Krasa Center will acquaint high school and transfer students and their families with the University’s admissions process, academic and intercollegiate programs, financial aid packages, residence life and study abroad options. 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. Students who are interested in the Scholars Program can attend an orientation session at 1:30 p.m. Benedictine University is listed as a “Top School” and is ranked sixth in Illinois for “Campus Diversity” according to the 2008 figures recently released by 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/events/ohinvitation.asp.


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.