Benedictine University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Lisle, IL

$34,290

Avg tuition

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About Benedictine University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Benedictine University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Lisle, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,401, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 42%. The university offers 56 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 46%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $34,290.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

42% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Considered (not required)

High school transcript Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1163

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-25

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

42%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

39%

Unknown

23%

Hispanic

13%

Asian

12%

Black

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

43% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

23

Total Online Enrollment

1,832

Student Location Breakout

42% 58%

Percent of Programs Online

78% On-campus

22% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 29% online

Associate 100% online

Bachelor's 4% online

Graduate Certificate 69% online

Master's 25% online

Doctorate 50% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

43%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

43%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,969
State Grant Aid $4,424
Institution Grant Aid $17,136
Pell Grant Aid $4,555

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.