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Margaret E. Yates
Assistant Dean

By mail
Illinois Central College
1 College Drive
Room 238 D
East Peoria, Illinois 61635


(309) 427-1800

Why Benedictine?
Our students represent a diverse spectrum of working professionals seeking to grow academically, personally and professionally. We offer a breadth of program options specifically designed for adult learners to develop essential problem-solving and critical thinking skills beyond specific discipline content.

Benedictine University is a Catholic University in the Benedictine Tradition that Provides a Values-Centered Liberal Arts Education Enriched by Our Excellence in Science.

Competitive tuition rates. Benedictine’s tuition rate is competitive with peer institutions in Central Illinois.

Dual enrollment. Students may dual enroll at Illinois Central College and Benedictine University, earning credit at both institutions concurrently.

Convenient location. Benedictine University’s classes in Peoria are held at Illinois Central College’s campus in East Peoria.

Small classes.  Learning Teams are 14-25 students which provide a support network for students and individualized attention from professors.

Support system for helping ensure degree completion through learning team format and access to Benedictine’s various student services, such as tutoring and advising.

All classes taught by faculty and not graduate assistants.

Class schedules that accommodate busy professional and personal schedules.

Excellent academic reputation. Benedictine has been ranked among the top schools in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

How Do I Enroll at Benedictine University in Peoria at Illinois Central College
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