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 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.

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