Benedictine University Rankings

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In the World#2719 of 14178
In North America#833 of 2629
In the United States#766 of 2528
In Illinois#32 of 100
In Lisle#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
42%
Average SAT
1077
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$25,604 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,493
Graduates
1,908
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Benedictine University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate42%42%42%
Applicants4,8501,9462,904
Admissions2,0238161,207
Freshmen enrolled full time344184160
Freshmen enrolled part time33

543 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,289 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
162 or 47%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1163
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Benedictine University are 990-1163 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
162 or 47%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Benedictine University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1730 (40%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1030 (24%)
Hispanic552 (13%)
Asian539 (12%)
Black or African American426 (10%)
Nonresident Alien68 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander18 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native16 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,604/year
Average aid awarded
$20,660
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$22,862
$30-48K$20,915
$48-75K$24,523
$75-110K$27,007
$110K+$29,021

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,084$18,273
Tuition in-state$31,084$18,273
Tuition out-of-state$31,084$18,273
Fee in-district$1,521$1,136
Fee in-state$1,521$1,136
Fee out-of-state$1,521$1,136

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity544
Combined charge for room and board$9,956
Room charge$6,386
Meal charge$3,570

Benedictine University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General2297
Public Health, General250
Nursing Science176
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse100
Organizational Behavior Studies255016
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other72
Management Information Systems, General70
Psychology, General63
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other62
Biology & Biological Sciences, General61
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other49
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General1921
Accounting2811
Reading Teacher Education32
Kinesiology and Exercise Science228
Finance, General28
Clinical Psychology28
Speech Communication and Rhetoric26
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other1312
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies23
Elementary Education and Teaching171
Marketing & Marketing Management, General18
Physiology, General18
Social Sciences, Other15
Mathematics, General11
Computer Science11
Linguistics10
International Business & Trade & Commerce9
Political Science and Government, General9
Business & Managerial Economics9
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration9
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies7
Special Education and Teaching, General6
Graphic Design6
Engineering Science5
International & Global Studies5
Sociology4
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology3
Chemistry, General3
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Human Resources Management and Services, Other2
Theology & Theological Studies2
English Language and Literature, General2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other2
Education, General2
Taxation2
Physics, General1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other1
History, General1
Music, General1
Information Science & Studies1
Foodservice Systems Administration & Management1
Philosophy1
Environmental Science1
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total275398925
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%43%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
495
Citations
10,204

Publication count by topic

Medicine
71
Psychology
52
Biology
50
Physics
44
Computer science
40
Chemistry
37
Sociology
35
Political science
28
Economics
23
Mathematics
18
Business
17
History
14
Engineering
12
Art
12
Materials science
9
Geography
6
Philosophy
5
Environmental science
4
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics12984,261
Sociology1829439
Business2070584
Art21318
Political science2265117
History23667
Psychology25151,128
Geology286881
Biology32661,125
Medicine3313702
Materials science3346479
Economics369944
Chemistry4099380
Engineering410075
Computer science4274179
Environmental science441029
Mathematics448166
Geography449014

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199816
199992
2000317
2001324
2002532
20031053
200411111
20056127
200610165
200718351
200821471
200915501
201023657
201128730
201232738
201325743
201435699
201546677
201646734
201740764
201831631
201920693
202031787

General info

Alternative namesBenU
Founded1887
WikipediaBenedictine University
MottoIn Omnibus Glorificetur Deus
That in all things God may be glorified
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff519
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address5700 College Rd
Lisle, Illinois, 60532-0900
United States
City population22,000
Phone6308296000
Fax+1 (630) 960 1126

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