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Benedictine University

Lisle, Illinois

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Benedictine University

Private 4 Year

About Benedictine University

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.

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Located in Lisle, Illinois.

5700 College Rd, Lisle, IL, 60532-0900, DuPage County

Benedictine University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2023 Best Colleges in America

#273 of 6828

2023 Best Colleges in Illinois

#11 of 274

2023 Top Religious Colleges in Illinois

#3 of 45

Most Popular Majors

Out of 23 majors categories at Benedictine University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Benedictine University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni