Benedictine University Mesa


Affordable. Private. Close to Home. 

Benedictine University Mesa is located in the heart of Downtown Mesa and is the first four-year private University in the state of Arizona. We offer over 100 different scholarships to our future and current students, making education at BenU Mesa easy and affordable. 



BenU Mesa offers over 100 different scholarships to our current and future students. Ranging from the Mesa Community Award to the Future Medical Leaders Health Scholarship, our students have numerous opportunities to make college affordable. 





Our average student pays $5,100 for college per year. And did you know that 99% of our students receive financial aid? Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is easy and yes, it's free! Benedictine Mesa has their own Financial Aid officer who is always available to answer any financial related questions for students and families.


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What does receiving a private education mean? When you attend Benedictine University Mesa, our faculty and staff will get to know you on a first-name basis and help you grow as a person inside and outside of the classroom. Our values-based education prepares all students to become ethical leaders within the community and once you graduate, you will head into the world with more than just a degree. We have 16 different majors and minors that you can explore. BenU Mesa is also proud to offer Medical Spanish as a minor.

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Mesa, Arizona is the second safest largest city in America and Downtown Mesa is the hub of business, government, arts, recreation and entertainment. You will find 100's of unique shops, diverse restaurants, award-winning museums, the largest arts center in Arizona and more! Many of our students gain experience through internships in the area and anywhere in the East Valley is just a ride away on the Light Rail that stops right outside of campus. And don't forget... Downtown Mesa has the coolest murals in the state!
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Also located in Downtown Mesa is our dormitory... The Alhambra! This newly renovated former motel offers Benedictine University Mesa students a one-of-a-kind living experience complete with dormitory style rooms that open up to a breaktaking court yard where students can entertain friends, study, grill, play corn hole or relax.

Along with the outdoor court yard, Alhambra has other shared amenities including a study area, kitchen, laundry room, a rooftop patio deck and parking.

A former 1984 hotel building, Alhambra was renovated and completed in 2017. The dormitory offers students the options of single or double rooms, or double or triple suites. A representative of the BenU Mesa faculty serves as a live-in presence as well as other resident assistants to help serve the needs an requests of students.

The building is only accessible with a resident key card and has 24-hour video monitoring by the Benedictine University Police.


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