Benedictine University

Lisle, Illinois

Overview

Address5700 College Rd
School Websitewww.ben.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Benedictine University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lisle, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,502 students applied to Benedictine University. Of those students, 3,457 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Benedictine University was $32,700, in addition to fees of $1,590. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Benedictine University.

Benedictine University has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Benedictine University acceptance rate is 63%. To put this into perspective, 3,457 of the 5,502 students who applied to Benedictine University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Benedictine University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Benedictine University had an SAT score between the range of 980 and 1,188. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Benedictine University was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Benedictine University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Benedictine University, the tuition for in-state residents is $32,700. Combined with fees of $1,590, room and board costs of $11,126, other expenses of $3,080 and the $1,510 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $50,006.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $34,290 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Benedictine University to $50,006 for out-of-state students.

Students at Benedictine University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Benedictine University was $4,635 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 44%.

Benedictine University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Benedictine University.

Benedictine University has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 66% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 34% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Benedictine University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Benedictine University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 45% students enroll at Benedictine University part-time; the other 2,737 students enrolled full-time.

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