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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Benedictine is a private, Catholic university located in Lisle, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,131 undergraduate students. The Benedictine acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business Support Services, and Psychology. Graduating 46% of students, Benedictine alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,000.

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5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Benedictine University Rankings

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Benedictine Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1160
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$25,604 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,660 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 32 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • All
    6%
  • None
    77%
  • Some
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,131 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
362
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
32%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Commuter
    82%
  • Outgoing
    9%
  • Resident
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
52%
Poll
72%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 39 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Diverse
    41%
  • Innovative
    27%
  • High standards but socially isolated
    23%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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