High school students can enjoy an evening devoted exclusively to them

High school students can enjoy an evening devoted exclusively to them
July 13, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Current high school students can learn why Benedictine University is their best choice for the next phase of their education during “Benedictine University At A Glance” from 6:15 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. The event begins with registration and refreshments in the Krasa Center at 6:15 p.m., followed by a variety of activities designed to answer students’ questions about college, the admission process, academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, living on campus and financial aid. Parents are welcome to explore the campus and students are encouraged to bring a friend. Benedictine University, a Roman Catholic institution with an enrollment of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students, is committed to quality education, spiritual awareness and community participation. Benedictine University is annually rated among the top universities of its type in the Midwest. For more information, please call the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300 or visit Benedictine University on the Web at www.ben.edu/admissions. Students who plan to attend can R.S.V.P. to http://www.ben.edu/admissions/events/glance_rsvp.asp.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.