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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.
First-time, Full-time Undergraduate
First Year Retention Rate - 67%
6-Year Graduation Rate - 46%
Transfer Out Rate - 2%
Master's 6-year Graduation Rate - 70%
Also available in the University Fact Book
In 2020, 85% 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 71%; Full-time Graduate School is 14%.
In 2020, 78% are employed Full-time (30 hours or more).
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: