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Financial Aid

Every year, almost 3,000 undergraduate Benedictine University students receive financial aid and scholarships. Approximately 77 percent of our students receive institutional aid each year.  An average financial aid package for a full time traditional undergraduate is $18,972.  Without the generous contributions of our alumni and friends, this type of student support would not be possible!

Scholarships

In the 2011-2012 school year, over $315,000 was awarded in scholarships & awards to our student population.These funds were able to assist over 167 students continue their education at Benedictine.

Rice Center Arena

Rice Center Renovation

Over 900 individuals donated to the 2011 Rice Center Renovation Project, including members of the class of 2010…their gifts helped to fund the construction of the "Eagle's Nest" student section seating in the Rice Center Arena.

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Raymond & Connie Keenan

After serving on the board of trustees at then Illinois Benedictine College the late Raymond "Red" Keenan and his wife Connie, had left Benedictine University gifts totaling approximately $2M to ensure deserving Benedictine students would have the financial resources to pursue a Benedictine education.

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Emil Banas, Ph.D. C43

Emil "Mike" Banas, PhD, C43, has made giving to Benedictine part of his life ever since he left St. Procopius. Utilizing his company's matching gift program, Mike has been able to contribute over $500,000 back to his alma mater to help aid student scholarships, enhance the Jurica-Suchy Museum and support the University's general fund.

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July 7, 2015
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June 26, 2015
Moving forward as a Catholic and Benedictine institution
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June 25, 2015
Benedictine University announces its Spring 2015 Dean’s, Recognized Lists
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Aug
13
Fall Transfer Orientation
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Aug
15
Saturday Preview Day
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