Tuition and Fees

A Benedictine University education is one of the best financial investments a family will make, providing valuable returns throughout a student's lifetime. We are dedicated to helping students and their families make a private education affordable. We offer a variety of financial assistance packages including need-based grants; federal loans; work-study options; and student employment.

Traditional Undergraduate Tuition

2014-2015
Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate

Tuition and Fees

Full-Time Students
(12-18 credit hours)
  Year Total $28,240
  Semester Tuition $13,570
  Semester Mandatory fees $550

Overload Tuition Fee
(per credit hour over 18)
  Equal to semester hour part-time rate

Part-Time Students
(1-11 credit hours)
  Tuition (per credit hour) $905
  Technology fee (per credit hour) $15
  Health fee (4-11 credit hours) $40

Summer
  Tuition (per credit hour) $865

Audit (no credit)
  Tuition (per credit hour) $450

Room and Board Charges

Residence Halls
  Jaeger Hall $2,800
  Neuzil Hall $3,170
  Ondrak Hall $2,800
  Residence Hall Meal Plans (160 meals plus $150 Munch Money or 140 meals plus $200 Munch Money)
Sample charges for incoming freshmen living in Ondrak or Jaeger Halls: $8,280/year
$1,340
  Cancellation fee $200
  Private room surcharge (per term) $500
  Room change fee $50
  Security deposit $125

Founders' Woods
  4 BR, 2 BTH (per person) $3,650
  2 BR, 1 BTH (per person) $4,140
  2 BR, 2 BTH (per person) $4,370
  1 BR, 1 BTH (per person) $5,520
  Founders' Woods Meal Plan (25 meals)
All full-time undergraduate students receive $15 Munch Money and two meals.
$145
  Cancellation fee $300
  Room change fee $100
  Security deposit $125

Course-related Charges

  (Nonrefundable after the first week of the semester)
  Applied Music (per credit hour) $315
  Biology lab $130
  Chemistry Lab $160
  Communication $45-$60
  Computer Science lab $10
  Education lab $30-$45
  Education student teaching (per course) - Elementary/Secondary $125
  Education student teaching (per course) - Special Education $62.50
  Environmental lab $400
  Exercise Physiology $130
  Fine Arts $30-$75
  Mathematics lab $60
  Music $10-$200
  Natural Science lab $130-$160
  Nutrition lab $160
  Physics lab $100
  Professional liability insurance market rate
  Statistics $35
  All course related charges subject to change. See the current course schedule for updates.

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee (per examination credited) $20
  C.L.E.P. posting fee (per examination credited) $20
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate Diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Express transcript mailing (per address) $30
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee (in 24 hours) $20
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  New student orientation fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Special Examination $5
  Transcript fee $5
  Work/Life Experience fee (per credit hour granted) $100
  All tuition remission students and consortium students must pay applicable fees such as activity, graduation, health, technology and lab fees. All fees are subject to change without further notice.


Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Tuition

2014-2015
Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Adult Undergraduate and Graduate

Tuition

Adult Accelerated Undergraduate
  Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Business Analytics and Finance
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590
  Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion
Tuition (per credit hour)
$305
  Certificate Programs
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590

Graduate
  Quarter
Tuition (per credit hour)
$620
  Semester
Tuition (per credit hour)
$905

Adult Accelerated Graduate
  All tuition and fees are due to Benedictine University at the start of each course. Benedictine University reserves the right to change fees, courses, and sequencing of courses wihtout notice.

Tuition Costs by Program
  Acceptable forms of payment include: Cash, Check, Money Order, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover.
  Benedictine University has partnered with Higher One (formally Sallie Mae) to provide interest-free monthly payment options through the TuitionPay Plan. Students may create budgets to manage their tuition costs by program, per class, or per term.
  Students utilizing Tuition Remission can arrange, with Higher One TuitionPay, a single tuition payment plan due at the end of the term (plus a grace period) with proper tuition assistance documentation from their employer.

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee
(per examination credited)
$20
  Application fee $40
  C.L.E.P. posting fee
(per examination credited)
$20
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Express transcript mailing
(per address)
$30
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee
(in 24 hours)
$20
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Registration deposit fee $125
  Special examination $5
  Transcript fee $5
  Work/Life Experience fee available only for bachelor's completion programs
(per credit hour granted)
$100


Benedictine University at Mesa Tuition

2014-2015
Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate

Tuition and Fees

Full-Time Students
(12-18 credit hours)
  Semester Tuition $10,000
  Semester Mandatory fees $400
Overload Tuition Fee
(per credit hour over 18)
  Equal to semester hour part time rate
Part-Time Students
(1-11 credit hours)
  Tuition (per credit hour) $670
  Technology fee (per credit hour) $15
Summer
  Tuition (per credit hour) $670
Audit (no credit)
  Tuition (per credit hour) $335

Course-related Charges per Semester

  Biology lab $130
  Chemistry lab $160
  Communication $45-$60
  Fine Arts $30-$150
  Mathematics lab $60
  Natural Science lab $130-$160
  Nutrition lab $160
  Statistics $35

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee
(per examination credited)
$20
  C.L.E.P. posting fee
(per examination credited)
$20
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate Diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Express transcript mailing
(per address)
$30
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee
(in 24 hours)
$20
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  New student orientation fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Special Examination $5
  Transcript fee $5
  Work/Life Experience fee
(per credit hour granted)
$100


Benedictine University at Springfield Tuition

2014-2015 Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate

Full-Time Students (12-18 credit hours):
  • Tuition for NEW Student: $8,250*
  • General Service Fee: $50*
Overload Tuition Fee (per credit hour over 18):
  • Equal to semester hour part-time rate
Part-Time Students (1-11 credit hours):
  • Tuition (per credit hour): $690
  • General Service Fee: $50
Summer Courses:
  • Tuition (per credit hour): $210
B.S.N.:
  • Tuition (per credit hour): $305
Adult Program
  • Tuition (per credit hour): $345
  • General Service Fee (per term): $25
Audit (no credit):
  • Tuition (per credit hour): $180

Graduate

  • Quarter Tuition (per credit hour): $485
  • Semester Tuition (per credit hour): $500

Room and Board Charges*

Residence Halls
  • Mueller Hall, single room: $3,940
  • Mueller Hall, double/per student: $3,740
  • Hanlon, single room: $3,740
  • Mueth Hall, single room: $3,740
  • Mueth Hall, double room: $3,540
  • Dockson Plaza, single room: $4,465
  • Dockson Plaza, double room: $3,800
  • Haley Hill, single room: $4,145
  • Security Deposit: $300
Meal Plans for Residence Hall Students
  • 160 meals per semester plus $50 in extra money on BenCard are included in room and board charges above for Hanlon Hall, Mueller Hall and Mueth Hall.
  • 100 meals per semester plus $100 in extra money on BenCard are included in room and board charges above for Dockson Plaza, Haley Hill.
  • Additional funds may be added to BenCard.

Special Charges*

Course-Related Charges

(Nonrefundable after the first week of the semester)

  • FNAR (100, 101, 111, 114, 210, 296, 311): $100
  • FNAR (103, 161, 162, 240, 249, 250, 291, 292, 293, 294, 305, 391): $150
  • COMM (235, 257, 335, 381, 382): $100
  • CMS (100, 183): $60
  • CHEM (105, 106, 111, 121, 233, 241, 246): $100
  • BIOL (114, 116, 118, 193, 194, 207, 208, 216, 217, 252, 319, 343): $100
  • ASTR (203, 204): $100
  • NTSC (102, 103): $100
  • NTSC (105): $75
  • PHYS (112, 117, 200, 204): $100

All course-related charges subject to change. See the current course schedule for updates. All course-related charges are nonrefundable after the first week of the semester

Administrative Service Charges

  • Application Fee (Graduate): $40
  • Application Fee (International): $40
  • Application Fee (Undergraduate): $20
  • Application Fee (Ph.D.): $50
  • C.L.E.P. posting fee (per examination credit): $20
  • Clergy/Lay Ministry Program (per credit hour): $50
  • Dantes Subject Standardization Test (DSST): $95
  • Duplicate Diploma: $25
  • Early Enrollment Program (per credit hour): $100
  • Elementary Education Background Check Fee: $10
  • Graduation Fee: $125
  • Graduation Fee - Late Penalty: Additional $25
  • Independent Study (per credit hour): $690
  • Non-Sufficient Funds Check (NSF): $30
  • Portfolio Assessment (per credit hour): $50
  • Rush Transcript: $15
  • Special Examination: $15
  • Transcripts (each): $5
  • Work/Life Experience Fee: $100

All tuition remission students and consortium students must pay applicable fees such as activity, graduation, health, technology and lab fees. All fees are subject to change without further notice.

*Cost per term
**Cost per academic year
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National Moser Center for Adult Learning - Chicago and Suburbs Tuition

2014-2015
Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Adult Undergraduate and Graduate

Tuition

Adult Accelerated Undergraduate
Learning Teams
  Adult Accelerated General Education
Tuition (per credit hour)
$147.50
  Bachelor of Arts in Management
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590
  Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590
  Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Tuition (flat rate)
$15,000
  Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590

Online Undergraduate Certificates
Learning Teams
  Certificate in Marketing
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590
  Certificate in Human Resources Management
Tuition (per credit hour)
$590

Adult Accelerated Graduate
Learning Teams
  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Tuition (flat rate)
$485
  Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading and Literacy
Tuition (flat rate)
$10,000
  English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement
Tuition (per credit hour)
$315

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee
per examination credited
$20
  Application fee $40
  C.L.E.P. posting fee $20
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Enrollment deposit $125
  Express transcript mailing
per address
$30
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee
in 24 hours
$20
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Special examination $5
  Transcript fees $5
  Work/Life Experience fee available only for bachelor's completion programs
per credit hour granted
$100
  Students are responsible for securing required textbooks and other educational resources prior to the start of each course


National Moser Center for Adult Learning - Central Illinois

2014-2015
Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Adult Undergraduate and Graduate

Tuition

Adult Accelerated Undergraduate
Learning Teams
  Adult Accelerated General Education
Tuition (per credit hour)
$147.50
  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Tuition (per credit hour)
$345
  Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Organizational Behavior
Tuition (per credit hour)
$345
  Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Tuition (flat rate)
$15,000
  Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Tuition (per credit hour)
$305

Online Undergraduate Certificates
Learning Teams
  Certificate in Marketing
Tuition (per credit hour)
$345
  Certificate in Human Resources Management
Tuition (per credit hour)
$345

Adult Accelerated Graduate
Learning Teams
  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Tuition (flat rate)
$10,000
  Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and Organizational Behavior
Tuition (per credit hour)
$485
  Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Tuition (per credit hour)
$485
  Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading and Literacy
Tuition (flat rate)
$10,000
  English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement
Tuition (per credit hour)
$315

Adult Accelerated Doctoral
  Ph.D. in Organization Development
Cohort 3
$1,031.25
  Ph.D. in Organization Development
Cohort 4
$1,093.75

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee
per examination credited
$20
  Application fee $40
  C.L.E.P. posting fee
per examination credited
$20
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Enrollment deposit $125
  Express transcript mailing
per address
$30
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee
in 24 hours
$20
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Special examination $5
  Transcript fees $5
  Work/Life Experience fee available only for bachelor's completion programs
per credit hour granted
$100
  Students are responsible for securing required textbooks and other educational resources prior to the start of each course


National Moser Center for Adult Learning - Southwest Arizona

2014-2015
Benedictine University
Tuition and Fees

Adult Undergraduate and Graduate

Tuition

Adult Accelerated Undergraduate
Learning Teams
  Adult Accelerated General Education
Tuition (per credit hour)
$147.50
  Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Tuition (per credit hour)
$335*
  Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Tuition (per credit hour)
$335*

Adult Accelerated Graduate
  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Tuition (flat rate)
$10,000

Administrative Service Charges

  Administrative fee $250
  Advance placement credit posting fee
per examination credited
$20
  Application fee $40
  C.L.E.P. posting fee
per examination credited
$20
  Certification fee $25
  Duplicate diploma fee $25
  Diploma red cover $10
  Enrollment deposit $125
  Express transcript mailing
per address
$30
  Graduation fee $125
  Immediate academic transcript fee
in 24 hours
$20
  Late payment/registration fee $100
  Placement test posting fee $10
  Special examination $5
  Transcript fees $5
  Work/Life Experience fee available only for bachelor's completion programs
per credit hour granted
$100
  Students are responsible for securing required textbooks and other educational resources prior to the start of each course.
  *Some programs may qualify for partnership tuition eligibility if on-site. Academic partnership approval is required and dual discounts cannot be applied.


Student Accounts

By Mail:
Benedictine University
Students Accounts
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

Email:
SAR@ben.edu

Phone:
(630) 829-6503

Fax:
(630) 829-6501

Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.