The Benedictine University is a private Roman Catholic University which is located in Lisle, Illinois. This deemed university was established in 1887 as St. Procopius College by the Benedictine monks of St. Procopius Abbey in the Pilsen Community in Western Chicago.
This university is pretty popular among students who wish to pursue Catholic Higher Education in the USA. The university’s 108-acre wooded campus is located 25 miles west of downtown Chicago, 5 miles from downtown Naperville. The Benedictine university comprises four colleges that offer numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.
|Year of establishment||1887|
|Total Applicants||UG: 2718, Graduate: 2222|
|Application Portal||Common Application; Official website|
|Student Retention Rate||70%|
|Mode of Programs||Full time; Online|
The different type of room options available to students who are staying in the university campus are as follows:
|Type of Room||Amount (USD)|
Some alternative options of living in off-campus residences are also available to the students.
Application Portal: University’s Official Website.
Application Fee: 40 USD
The table given below indicates the estimated cost of attendance.
|Level of Study||Full-time Tuition (USD)||Costs for Books and Supplies (USD)||Board & Room (USD)|
|Graduate||625 – 10000||784||3600|
|Adult Accelerated Programs||185 – 10000||784||3600|
|Awards||Benedictine Academic Scholar Award – Ranges from 6000 – 17000USD; Scholars Program – 22400USD per year|
|Scholarship||Jurica Scholarship – Up to 2000USD per year Birck Tellab Scholarship – Up to 2000USD per year|
|Work-Study||This program offers jobs to undergraduate and graduate students who require financial aid.|
|Loans||Numerous interest-free loan options are available to students who are financially weak to support them in their studies.|
A student can also choose from a wide variety of scholarships offered by the USA.
Fall Career Fair, Startup Career Fair, Workshops, Creative Industries Career Fair, Civil, and Environmental Career Fair, and Spring Career Fair, Teacher-Recruitment Fair, Career Link, Career Assessment Activities and many more which facilitate students in getting good jobs.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$34,290 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Benedictine University Enrollment||7855|
|Average Graduation Rate||56.1%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$34,290 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$18,000 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,510 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$10,006 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,600 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$10,466 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,280 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,230 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,280 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Programs||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Programs||Council on Education for Public Health|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#221 [Out of 300]
#558 [Out of 650]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary