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.
New Year, new FAFSA! We are encouraging all students to file a 2020 - 2021 FAFSA as soon as possible!
The FAFSA can be filed for free online at www.fafsa.gov. Use BenU's school code of 001767 to make sure we receive your application.
If you are an Illinois student receiving a MAP grant in the 2019-20 academic year and plan to attend college again in 2020-21, file your 2020-21 FAFSA by December 1, 2019 for priority access to a MAP grant.
Hear from some of our student leaders about what has made their Benedictine experience so unique – both inside and outside of the classroom. You’ll learn more about some of our 60+ clubs, student organizations and extracurricular activities. There will be plenty of time for Q&A, so come prepared with any questions you may have about life at BenU.
This presentation covers everything you need to know about financial aid at Benedictine. Hear from our Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Debbie Kane, about how to read your financial aid award letter, Benedictine’s tuition lock and freeze and your support system within the Office of Financial Aid. Personalized financial aid appointments are also available at ben.edu/visit.
Is your dream to be a doctor, dentist, veterinarian or physical therapist? Benedictine has 17 pre-professional programs for our students who are looking to go on to professional schools. This session is run by our Pre-Health Professions Advisor, Regina Sherman, and will cover a number of unique opportunities available to pre-health students at Benedictine, including job shadowing and research; dual acceptance affiliations, partnerships and fast-track programs; the Health Professions Recommendation Committee and more.