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Benedictine University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,892 Students

62% Admitted

  • 5,100 full time
  • 3,097 part time
  • 1,550 men full time
  • 2,245 women full time
  • 1,725 applied
  • 1,313 admitted
  • 502 enrolled

2,884 Undergraduates

$30,780 Tuition/Year

  • 3,161 Graduates
  • 149 Non-Degree
  • $30,780 in state
  • $1,390 fees
  • $11,126 room & board
  • $1,510 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • SARA from Bonfield, IL
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  • i have visited the campus in lisle, il several times. i absolutely love it. it is perfect for me. it is a small campus with a big name. it is…

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  • Shaccira from Lisle, IL
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  • benedictine university is a great institution for students facing adversity. the faculty, staff and students all work together to provide a great community. at benedictine university everyone is someone you…

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  • Shauna from Bolingbrook, IL
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  • benedictine is an amazing school with a beautiful campus. the teachers really care about their students. the smaller atmosphere makes it easier to get the one on one help you…

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  • Ryley from St Charles, IL
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  • A small campus where teachers know you by name, Benedictine University is not just a religious school. Their science program is one of the top three in Illinois. Everything is…

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  • Dana
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  • Benedictine is a wonderful university built heavily in Catholic tradition. Although its main focus is liberal arts, Benedictine is known for the sciences. Benedictine has been rated the number 1…

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Mission Statement

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
  • Located in Lisle, IL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 6,892 students enrolled
  • 62% admitted
  • $30,780 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Rich
  • I am a current student here

    The atmosphere of the campus is refreshing, the faculty are friendly as well. But definitely not a huge party school if that's what you're looking for

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  • Antonia from Maywood, IL
  • I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    It looks small and close knit and that is exactly what I want from a school. I can't wait to apply and hopefully get accepted.

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  • Mirza from Naperville, IL
  • I am a current student here

    As i said that it is a small university, so you would come to know a lot of people here. It is like a separate community itself where everyone helps one another. i am having a nice time here at Benedictine University.

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