Students interested in science invited to attend open house

Students interested in science invited to attend open house
August 9, 2010

Science Open HouseHigh school and transfer students interested in science can attend the Benedictine University College of Science Open House from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25 at the Krasa Center.

Students and their parents will hear from Ralph Meeker, Ph.D., dean of the College of Science, and meet with representatives from Admissions, Athletics, Financial Aid, Student Life, Student Activities and University Ministry. Tours of the Birck Hall of Science, a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility, will be available.

Benedictine University’s College of Science offers undergraduate programs in biochemistry/molecular biology, biology, chemistry, clinical laboratory science, computer information systems, computer science,diagnostic medical sonography, engineering science, environmental science, health science, mathematics,nuclear medicine technology, physics, pre-pharmacy and radiation therapy.

To attend, RSVP is required by September 22 at www.ben.edu/sciencersvp.

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.