Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Follow these simple steps to get you closer to your degree and career!
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Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible to ensure you receive all the financial aid and scholarships for which you may be eligible. Include our school code: 001767.Explore BenU Financial Aid
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Freshmen - Reserve your spot in our flock by paying your $100 enrollment deposit at ben.edu/deposit.
Transfer students - Confirm your intent to enroll by notifying your admissions counselor via phone or email, or by submitting the online enrollment confirmation form.
Placement testing is done entirely online and you can schedule a date for your placement test at ben.edu/placement.
Freshmen - All freshman students are required to take an online placement test to determine their math course at Benedicitine for their first semester.
Transfer students - Incoming transfer students who have not completed a math course or do not have a math course in progress are required to take a placement test to determine their math course at Benedictine.
Once you complete your online placement tests and accept your admissions offer, you will be able to register for classes at an upcoming SOAR event.
At SOAR, you will also be able to apply for student housing on campus and submit your mandatory health form and immunization records.
The weekend before classes start holds many opportunities for you to participate in events, meet new friends, figure out your way around campus, meet staff members who will be helping you during your time here and have a lot of fun.