Benedictine University, Lisle

Lisle, IL

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Benedictine University, Lisle

Benedictine University, Lisle

Benedictine University, Lisle Student Essentials

Benedictine University, Lisle Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Eagle
Website: www.ben.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 24,137
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 24,137
Retention Rate: 73%
Enrollment: 9,517
Year Established: 1887

About Benedictine University, Lisle

Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds.

As an academic community committed to liberal arts and professional education distinguished and guided by our Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage, we prepare our students for a lifetime in active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community.

U.S.News & World Report's 2009 rankings listed Benedictine University as one of the top universities in the Midwest Region (seventh in Illinois) for Master’s Universities, a Best Value (second in Illinois), 11th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and as a Top Campus with the Most International Students (fifth in Illinois). The publication also recognized Benedictine University in the top half of Midwest schools for Economic Diversity and Average Freshman Retention Rate.

Whether you have just graduated from high school, are looking to transfer from another institution, are an adult looking to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree or are visiting from another country, we welcome you and offer programs that meet your needs.

Benedictine believes education is a life-long process, not something that just happens during college years. Hands-on learning is essential to prepare you for your potential career. Benedictine University offers a wide selection of academic majors and programs from which to choose.

Undergraduate and graduate academic programs at Benedictine University are housed in the College of Business, the College of Education and Health Services, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and the Margaret and Harold Moser College of Adult and Professional Studies.

Benedictine University is located 25 miles outside Chicago within one of the safest areas of Illinois. This location allows students to experience both the safety and beauty of suburban life in Lisle, and the close availability of metropolitan life in Chicago.

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Benedictine University, Lisle Map & Location

Benedictine University, Lisle
5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532


Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Lisle, IL

Winter
Dec
34
19
Jan
30
15
Feb
35
18
Spring
Mar
47
27
Apr
60
37
May
71
46
Summer
Jun
80
56
Jul
83
61
Aug
81
60
Fall
Sep
75
51
Oct
63
40
Nov
48
30

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,750
Freshman Class 556
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 9,517

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 11%
  • Caucasian: 38%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Unknown and Other: 31%
Latino 7%
African American 11%
Caucasian 38%
Asian 12%
Unknown and Other 31%

Undergraduate 50%
Graduate 50%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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