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General Consumer Information

This information is provided in compliance with the Department of Education's Consumer Information Act and the Student-Right-to-Know Act, 34 C.F.R. 668.

Contact for General Information

Department of Marketing and Communications

General Information about Benedictine University

About Benedictine University

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Drug and Alcohol Policy (PDF)

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (PDF)

Biennial Review Report

2020 Biennial Review Report

Notification Policy for Missing Students Who Reside On Campus

Notification Policy for Missing Students (PDF)

Campus Annual Security Report

Visit the University Police page for current campus security reports, along the side of the page.

Special Facilities and Services Available to Disabled Students

The Academic and Career Enrichment Center (ACE) serves as the main location for serving students with disabilities, including learning, physical and psychological disabilities. Benedictine University will ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to access academic programs and other aspects of university life. Students with questions or in need of special academic or housing accommodations should stop by the Academic and Career Enrichment Center (ACE) in Krasa (room 015) or call (630) 829-6512 to arrange proper documentation for equal access to educational and campus services.

Retention, Graduation Rates and Transfer Out Rates

First-time, Full-time Undergraduate

First Year Retention Rate - 67% 

6-Year Graduation Rate - 46%

Transfer Out Rate - 2%

Graduate

Master's 6-year Graduation Rate - 70%

Also available in the University Fact Book

Data for Undergraduate and Graduate Level Students after Graduation

Undergraduate
Employment and Graduate School Enrollment Rates for Bachelor's Degree Recipients

In 2019, 87% of our alumni six months after graduation reported that they are either working full-time (30 hours or more) or enrolled in Graduate School full-time: Full-time Employment is 72%; Full-time Graduate School is 15%.

Graduate
Employment Rate for Graduate Degree Recipients

In 2019, 78% are employed Full-time (30 hours or more).

Student Right to Know Act (PDF)

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act - Lisle Campus

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act - Mesa Branch Campus

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FERPA: Students Right to Access Records Release of Student Information Policy

Voter Registration

Voter Registration Information

College Scorecard

Benedictine University Scorecard

Office of Postsecondary Education

Office of Postsecondary Education Information

College Navigator

https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

"Paying for College" Webpage

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/

Professional Licensure Disclosure Requirements

Benedictine University offers programs leading to professional licensure within the State of Illinois.  Many states vary in what professions they require to be licensed.  Some states require an individual to graduate from an approved program. Specific training can also be required in order to pass a state specific exam. Prior to considering relocating to another state a student should contact their program advisor to discuss licensure eligibility requirements. Students should review the specific academic requirements for the program in which they are enrolling. Students should contact the applicable licensure board(s) in their state of residence or in the state where they intend to obtain a license before beginning an academic program at Benedictine University. It is the responsibility of the student completing the licensure program to check with the licensing board(s) for the most recent requirements in their state of residence or in the state in which they intend to obtain a license.

The curriculum for programs leading to licensure at Benedictine University have been designed to meet the licensure/certification requirements in Illinois as well as preparing students to apply for licensure exams in the State of Illinois. The licensure boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure/certification for their state. These boards make the decision as to whether or not an individual will be eligible to sit for licensure based on the rules and regulations at the time the individual submits their application for licensure. 

Students who intend to return to, relocate to, or currently reside in any state other than Illinois need to review the professional licensure disclosures pertaining to their program and consult with the state professional licensing board. Please click on your program title below to view the program webpage. This will indicate one of the two options:

  • the program does meet licensure in all states or
  • the program does not meet the requirements for licensure in all states.
 

Upcoming Events

Apr
19
Guest Speakers and Discussion "Introducing Sikhs and Sikhism"
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Details

Guest Speakers and Discussion "Introducing Sikhs and Sikhism"

Date: April 19

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Zoom Meeting

Event Sponsor: Center for Mission, Ministry, and Inclusion and Sikhs of Illinois

Contact: Manmohan Kaur    mkaur@ben.edu

Event Description:

“Sikhi, Service, and Social Justice,” featuring Simran Jeet Singh (Union Seminary) and Mallika Kaur (UC Berkeley).

Monday April 19, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Registration link here: https://benu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zJ45LLBMTby7sN-h4C-ogQ

2021 SAAM Guest Speakers Ben U

Apr
19-23
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Main Campus in Lisle
Event Details

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Date: April 19

Time: All Day

Campus: Lisle

Location: Lisle Campus

Event Sponsor: BenU PEACE Team and Prevention Peer Educators

Contact: Bernadette Ramsden    bramsden@ben.edu

Event Description:

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Since April, 2018, Benedictine University has held It’s On Us Week of Action the 3rd week in April to provide opportunities to move from awareness to action. This year, we will be providing several opportunities to take action this week (April 19-23rd).

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

This International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender-Violence is an opportunity for men on campus to show solidarity with survivors and speak out against violence in our community. This year the walk will be virtual. Students living on campus can pick up shoes outside Krasa Student Center Suite 175 Monday-Thursday from 12:20-1:20PM. If you are not on campus, you can borrow shoes from a family member or friend, or make a sign to hold during your walk. Show your walk with photos and Map My Walk. Tag us on Instagram @benupeaceteam or email them to Dr. Steven Burgess, Chair of the Engaging Men sub-committee of the PEACE Team at sburgess@ben.edu.

 

Violence Prevention Messaging Contest

One of the most powerful ways that we can engage in violence prevention is through bystander intervention. We are calling on all of our creative students to share a drawing, photograph, painting, poem, or any other expression of art to show how they can intervene before, during or after violence occurs to prevent violence in our community.

 

Campus Climate Survey

The Campus Climate Survey is a way for Universities to gather information about what our campus culture is like and whether students are able to access the resources and programs available to them. We have conducted the Campus Climate Survey on Gender-Based Violence since Spring 2018 and use this information to improve the services that we offer both for gender-based violence prevention and response.  This year the survey was created in collaboration with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force.

 

Our Week of Action events will conclude with an event on Saturday, April 24th at 3PM CST with the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and Congressman Bill Foster to raise awareness about the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), myths and facts about sexual violence, and how our community can advocate for laws that prevent violence and support survivors in our community. The event can be viewed on Congressman Foster’s Facebook page here.

Apr
21
Wellness Wednesday - Grief & Loss
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Wellness Wednesday - Grief & Loss

Date: April 21

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Zoom Meeting

Event Sponsor: Counseling Center

Contact: Liz Sodaro    esodaro@ben.edu

Event Description:

2021 4-21 grief and loss

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