April 24 financial aid workshop offered at Benedictine University at Mesa

March 28, 2013


Mesa, Arizona ~ Benedictine University at Mesa will hold a second workshop to advise area students interested in learning how to pay for a college education.

“Financial Aid 101,” which will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at the Benedictine University at Mesa Services Center at 51 E. Main St., Suite 105 in downtown Mesa, will give students and their parents a chance to meet with Benedictine staff members and have their questions answered as they learn more about financial aid and how to begin the process.

Students who apply to the University during the workshop will have the $40 application fee waived. Benedictine also offers scholarships and tuition discounts to eligible students.

For more information on Benedictine University at Mesa and future events, please visit ben.edu/mesa or call (602) 888-5500.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. A 2016 PayScale Inc. report ranked BenU one of the top 10 colleges in Illinois for return on investment and in the top 20 percent nationally. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.

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