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Busy during the week? Prospective students can visit BenU on Saturdays

Busy during the week? Prospective students can visit BenU on Saturdays
February 24, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094

Deans List 2010 (web)Lisle, Illinois ~ Benedictine University has made it more convenient for high school and transfer students to visit the campus and meet with an admissions counselor.

"Saturday Preview Days," provide prospective students with the opportunity to tour campus with a current student, meet with an Admissions Counselor, learn about the admissions process, discover Benedictine's outstanding academic programs, and get information about tuition and scholarships.

"Saturday Preview Days" are scheduled on: March 5, 19 and 26; April 2, 9 and 30; May 7, 14 and 21; June 4 and 18; July 16 and 30; and August 13 and 20.

There are two sessions each day – one at 9:00 a.m. and another at 10:00 a.m. Space is limited. Interested students should contact the Admissions Office at (630) 829-6300 soon to schedule their visit.

"Spring Open House" for prospective undergraduate students will be held from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 in the Krasa Student Center. Prospective students can check out Benedictine's academic programs, learn about the admissions process, talk with a financial aid counselor, tour classrooms and residence halls and meet with faculty and athletic coaches.

A "Graduate Open House" is scheduled from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 16 in the Krasa Student Center. The event provides students the opportunity to meet with representatives from each of Benedictine's 13 graduate and four doctorate programs and speak with financial aid and admissions counselors.

"Benedictine University at a Glance" is scheduled for 6:30-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4. The event is designed to give prospective students an after-hours look at what Benedictine has to offer academically, athletically and socially.

For more information about these events, contact the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.