Spring Open House and Preview and Transfer Days give students a taste of Benedictine difference

February 14, 2014

Benedictine-Mesa-0291Mesa, Arizona ~ Benedictine University at Mesa will hold its first ever Spring Open House on Sunday, March 2 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at Gillett Hall, located at 225 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa.

Students and their families are invited to tour the University’s campus and learn more about how Benedictine University at Mesa prepares graduates for career success after college. Most BenU graduates are either working or enrolled in graduate school programs one year after commencement.

Students and community members interested in attending the Spring Open House should RSVP at ben.edu/mesa/springoh.

Interested students and their families are also invited to attend one of the University’s “Saturday Preview Days” for prospective freshmen or “Transfer Days” for prospective transfer students to find out more about what a private, values-based education has to offer.

Appointments are available for upcoming Saturday Preview Days from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on March 8, April 5 and May 17 at Gillett Hall. The next Transfer Days are scheduled from 2:00-5:00 p.m. April 4, 4:00-7:00 p.m. April 24, 2:00-5:00 p.m. May 9 and 4:00-7:00 p.m. May 22 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 – the fastest growing university in the country – provides a private, values-based education grounded in history, heritage and Catholic tradition. The Mesa branch campus provides students a problem-based learning approach which greater prepares students for entering the workforce. Education and technology blog edcetera named Benedictine University at Mesa among 10 universities in the nation on the cutting edge of tech for 2013.

Current degree offerings include a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Organizational Behavior, in addition to a minor in Religious Studies.

For more information about these events and Benedictine University at Mesa, please visit the Gregory Enrollment Center at 51 E. Main St., Suite 105, in downtown Mesa or ben.edu/mesa, or contact (602) 888-5533 or mesa@ben.edu.

The University is accepting applications for fall 2014 enrollment.


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 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. 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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