Learn why Benedictine grads stand out at Preferred Visit Day

January 13, 2015

Lisle, Illinois ~ How is it so many Benedictine University alumni achieve career success in unique and exciting positions?

The answer is as broad as the values-based guidance and opportunities that are available at Benedictine, which begin the moment a student first steps onto campus.

Attend “Preferred Visit Day,” an event held specifically for prospective undergraduate students who want to find out more about Benedictine University, named the fastest-growing university in the country by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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 and financial aid. Visiting students will also be given a guided tour of academic buildings and facilities by current Benedictine students. The newest addition to the campus, the 125,000-square-foot Daniel L. Goodwin Hall of Business, is scheduled to open in fall 2015.

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, January 19, at Benedictine’s main campus in Lisle.

According to AffordableCollegesOnline.org, Benedictine University ranks among the top 15 most affordable Catholic colleges and universities in the country with the highest starting salaries earned by graduates.

At Benedictine, we promise our students an affordable and attainable undergraduate and graduate education infused with the Benedictine values that creates better learners, better leaders and better world citizens. Student learning and success is our first priority.

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


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has a branch campus in Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls more than 5,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the eighth consecutive year in 2018. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.

Marketing and Communications

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