About Benedictine University
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Benedictine University is a Catholic Community based Christian university which was founded in the year 1887. It is a private not-for-profit institute established by monks of St. Procopius Abbey in the Pilsen community which is located in the west of Chicago.
The graduation rate is 51%.
The student-faculty ratio is 13:1.
The student population is 5,892 which includes 3,228 full-time and 2,664 part-time students.
Online Education at Benedictine University
Online programs are provided to those students who wish to fit schoolwork into their busy schedules. The university provides online Undergraduate and Graduate programs and Graduate Certificates.
Online programs include majors such as Business Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Management, and Organizational Behavior, Nutrition and Wellness (MSNW).
Forbes magazine named Benedictine among 'America's Top Colleges' for the sixth consecutive year in 2016.
Benedictine's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2016
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the university at number 221 in 'National Universities' and 261st in 'High School Counselor Rankings'.
The review of the university states that students receive support from the faculty and the staff is fantastic.
The online programs are flexible and industry-oriented.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$80,587 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Financial Assistance is available for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans and work-study. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. Benedictine University federal school code is 001767.
Federal Aid includes Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Pell Grant, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans.
State Aid includes the Monetary Award Program.
The university also provides Institutional Scholarship such as Benedictine Scholars Program Award, Presidential Award, St. Benedict Transfer Award, Music Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Award, and many more.
Military Aid such as Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program is awarded