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Freshman Admissions


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Dual Credit Program at Benedictine University benefits students by:

  • Allowing them to earn credit for college-level courses prior to high school graduation
  • Courses taught during regular school day, either online or by high school teachers
  • Credits earned can be applied to high school graduation requirements and will also be posted on a Benedictine University transcript, transferrable to most colleges and universities
  • Students must be in their junior or senior year of high school
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)or AP eligible at their high school
  • Recommended by high school administration

Application and Registration

  • All recommended students must apply to Benedictine University Dual Credit Program for each term
  • Application and registration is done through the high school Dual Credit Liaison

High School Dual Credit Liaison Responsibilities

  • Oversee and maintain course and faculty member approval list
  • Monitor section assignments regarding teacher credential verification for the course to be taught
  • Hand out dual credit application/registration materials to all eligible and interested students
  • Collect student application/registration and give to High School Dual Credit Liaison for submission to Benedictine University
  • Maintain copies of student grades per University guidelines


Should you have any problems or concerns, please visit the Illinois Board of Education Institutional Complaint System website: