Benedictine University Mesa

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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. 

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SCHOLARSHIPS


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. 

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FINANCIAL AID

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.

COMPLETE THE FAFSA HERE

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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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ALHAMBRA   

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A Catholic University in the Benedictine Tradition, founded in 1887. Learn more about our values and rich heritage.

© 2022 Benedictine University

Contact

225 E. Main Street in Mesa, AZ 85201
mesa@ben.edu  |  (602) 888-5500

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Upcoming Events

Jan
24
Day of Service: American Red Cross Shelter Training
Mesa Branch Campus
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

Day of Service: American Red Cross Shelter Training

Date: January 24

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Lisle,Mesa

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

Contact: Elaine Davies    edavies@ben.edu

Event Description:

American Red Cross Shelter Training (via TEAMS)

Please contact Elaine L. Davies at edavies@ben.edu for registration link no later than Monday, Jan. 24 by 1:00 p.m.

Jan
27
Kickstart Your Career Search
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM
Event Details

Kickstart Your Career Search

Date: January 27

Time: 12:00 PM

Campus: Lisle,Mesa

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Office of Career Development

Contact: Elaine Davies    edavies@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join us for Kickstart Your Career Search– A discussion about career exploration and possible preparation pathway!

Click HERE to join via ZOOM

Meeting ID: 895 2000 7318

Passcode: 914636

Jan
31
MLK and Muhammed Ali Days of Service Tik Tok Challenge! - ENDS at 5:00 p.m. CST
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

MLK and Muhammed Ali Days of Service Tik Tok Challenge! - ENDS at 5:00 p.m. CST

Date: January 31

Time: - 5:00 PM

Campus: Lisle,Mesa

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, BenU Serves, Giving DuPage

Contact: Elaine Davies    edavies@ben.edu

Event Description:

Beginning on January 17, 2022, Benedictine University in Lisle and Mesa, will kick off our celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luth King, Jr. In keeping with the Benedictine values of Humility, Community, and Stability, our goal is to provide students with opportunities to do virtuous deeds for others. These acts do not need to be large or require a lengthy commitment.

To highlight these selfless acts, we present you with the First Ever, BenU TikTok Challenge!

The Challenge will end on Monday, January 31 at 5:00 p.m. A panel of student volunteers will vote for their two favorite videos using the above-listed hashtags. Criteria will include adherence to Benedictine University Values and Student Responsibilities, creativity, overall likeability, and genuine sincerity.

Prizes:
First Prize - $50 Amazon Gift Card
Second Prize - $25 Amazon Gift Card

Visit the Multicultural Student Affairs website for all the details!

Mar
28
Cubs vs. Sox - Mesa Spring Training Event
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Cubs vs. Sox - Mesa Spring Training Event

Date: March 28

Time: All Day

Campus: Lisle,Mesa

Location: Sloan Park, Mesa, AZ

Event Sponsor: Alumni Relations

Contact: JP Bradley    jbradley@ben.edu

Event Description:

2022 spring training event

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