Benedictine University

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Benedictine University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Lisle , a suburb of Chicago , Illinois . The school was founded in 1887 as St. Procopius College by the Benedictine monks of St. Procopius Abbey in the Pilsen community on the West side of Chicago The institution has retained a close relationship with the Benedictine Order ,  which bears the name of St. Benedict (480–543 A.D.) ,  the acknowledged father of western monasticism .

      Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education . They seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values ,  helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth ,  welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good .

  • Total Students: 5,101


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Cost of attendance

Tuition Fees $34,290
Room and Board $12,606
Book and Supplies $1,510


Accounting Bilingual Journalism Communication Arts Criminal Justice Engineering Science Elementary Education
Business Administration Accountancy Bilingual Education Linguistics Finance
Higher Education and Organizational Change Organization Development Values-Driven Leadership (Ph.D.) Values-Driven Leadership (D.B.A.)


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