Benedictine schedules special workshops aimed at informing potential students

February 4, 2013

ServicesCenter_editwebversionMesa, Arizona ~ High school and community college students interested in learning what Benedictine University at Mesa can offer them should plan to attend one of the University’s upcoming informational events.

These informative events will provide transfer students and freshmen with details on how to attend the University, which services are available to them, how financial aid can help them and more. Potential students will meet with Benedictine staff members and have their questions answered.

Scheduled events include “Transfer Tuesday” from 3:30–6:30 p.m. on February 5 and “Senior Saturday” from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on February 9. All events will be held at the Benedictine University at Mesa Services Center at 51 E. Main St., Suite 105, in downtown Mesa.

For Transfer Tuesday and Senior Saturday, students can find out more about Benedictine, complete an application, turn in college transcripts and SAT/ACT scores, and get an unofficial transfer credit evaluation. Students who apply to the University during an event will have the $40 application fee waived.

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

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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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