Enjoy a sampling of the Benedictine experience, attend ‘Preferred Visit Day’

September 30, 2013

Lisle, Illinois ~ Want to find out why 94 percent of Benedictine University graduates either are working or enrolled in graduate school programs one year after commencement?

Attend one of the University’s “Preferred Visit Days,” an event held specifically for prospective undergraduate students who want to find out more about what a private, values-based education has to offer them.

Preferred Visit Day attendees meet with Admissions staff in small group settings to discuss Benedictine University’s renowned academic programs, the admissions process and requirements, applications, scholarships, financial aid and take a guided tour of campus.

Students may choose to attend one of three Preferred Visit Day sessions at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14 and Monday, November 11 at Benedictine’s main campus in Lisle.

Students and parents may also decide to attend the Homecoming Preferred Visit Day on October 12. Check in is at 10:00 a.m. at the Krasa Student Center. Following the presentation, attendees can enjoy the University’s Homecoming festivities, meet with alumni and current students, and enjoy free appetizers and giveaways. Parents and students who attend the event will also receive free tickets to the Benedictine Eagles Homecoming football game against Aurora University at 1:00 p.m. in the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.

To RSVP for a Preferred Visit Day, go to www.ben.edu/preferred or contact (630) 829-6300.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No. 1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2000-2010 in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit research institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the third consecutive year in 2013. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fifth largest in the Chicago area in 2013.

Marketing and Communications

Gary Kohn
Assoc. Vice President of Marketing and Communications
(630) 829-6095