High school, transfer students invited to visit, learn more about Benedictine

High school, transfer students invited to visit, learn more about Benedictine
August 12, 2009

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 either of two events during October 2009. Preferred Visit Day on Monday, October 12 affords high school or transfer students and their parents the opportunity to meet with admissions staff to discuss Benedictine University’s outstanding academic programs, admission requirements, application process and available scholarships and financial aid. Space is limited. Students may choose from a 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. appointment time and should call (630) 829-6300 to schedule a visit. Fall Open House from 12:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 25 allows students the opportunity to 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. For more information and to R.S.V.P., visit the event page. 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.