Preview and Transfer Days give students a taste of Benedictine difference

September 5, 2014

Mesa, Arizona ~ Benedictine University at Mesa will host a series of events for students interested in learning what a private, values-based education has to offer.

Saturday “Preview Days,” designed for prospective freshmen and their parents, will be held from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. on September 20 and October 18 at Gillett Hall, located at 225 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa. “Transfer Days,” for students currently attending junior colleges or other four-year institutions, are scheduled from 2:00-6:00 p.m. on October 22 and 23 at Gillett Hall.

During the events, attendees meet with an admissions counselor to discuss Benedictine University’s renowned academic programs, the admissions process and requirements, applying, scholarships, financial aid and take a guided tour of campus.

Benedictine University at Mesa is a branch campus of Benedictine University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education to operate an accredited, degree-granting institution of higher learning in Arizona.

Applications are being accepted for spring 2015 classes. Classes begin January 12.

For more information about Benedictine, please visit ben.edu/mesa or Gillett Hall at 225 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa, or contact (602) 888-5533 or mesa@ben.edu. 

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Benedictine University at Mesa is a branch campus of Benedictine University, an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine is ranked No. 1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2002-2012 in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit doctoral institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the fourth consecutive year in 2014. Education and technology blog edcetera named Benedictine University at Mesa among 10 universities in the nation on the cutting edge of tech for 2013.

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