About Benedictine University's A.B.L.E. Program

Accelerated Benedictine Learning Experience (A.B.L.E.) offers doctorate, master, bachelor and associate degree programs.

You receive personal attention and advice in Benedictine University's A.B.L.E. program throughout your enrollment process, registration of classes and during your course work. The adult accelerated program gives you the opportunity to complete your degree at a pace that meets your needs and lifestyle.

Applicants to the adult accelerated program must be at least 24 years old and have graduated from an accredited high school or completed a General Education Development Certificate (GED).

Benedictine University at Springfield is a progressive liberal arts university. Our accredited courses of study offer exceptional academic as well as practicum experience in core curricular areas. This prepares students to excel as lifelong leaders and learners in both their scholarly disciplines and professional fields of study.

Accreditation and Memberships

Benedictine University at Springfield is accredited by or member of the following:

Higher Learning Commission
North Central Association
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Telephone: (312) 263-0456

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 877-6791

The College is also a member of the following:

  • College Entrance Examination Board
  • Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Administrative Officers
  • American Library Association
  • Associated Colleges of Illinois
  • Illinois Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • Illinois Association of Financial Aid Administrators
  • Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education
  • Illinois Library Association
  • National Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
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