Benedictine University


What They’re Known For

Benedictine University and its faculty have been thought leaders in education for more than 125 years. A top tier and nationally-recognized university located in the Chicago area, Benedictine is dedicated to lifelong learning for undergraduate and graduate students. We prepare our students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the community and the world.

Unique Opportunities

Benedictine University offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral online degree programs in business, health care and education designed to fit the needs of busy adult professionals.

  • Benedictine offers two Bachelor’s completion programs in Management and Organizational Leadership for adult learners. Students can transfer up to 90 credits into these programs – 18 credits of which can be from prior learning experiences including work/life experience or military experience.Benedictine University graduates
  • Business Master’s program offerings include a fully online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with seven concentrations to choose from including Finance, Health Care Administration, Internet Marketing and more. Eligible students may be able to waive the GMAT requirement.
  • Health Care Master’s program offerings feature an Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with two concentrations from which to choose including Nurse Educator and Nurse Executive Leader or a NEW Dual MSN/MBA or a Master of Public Health with three certificates to choose from which can be earned in conjunction with your Master’s or standalone.
  • Benedictine is a military friendly university and offers a streamlined, expedited admissions process as well as a 10 percent tuition reduction for active service military, their spouses and veterans. 
  • Benedictine University offers competitive tuition rates as well as financial aid opportunities, including an award of up to $10,000 for eligible online graduate students.

Why We Love Benedictine

  • The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • In 2013, Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America's Top Colleges” for the third year in a row.
  • In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked Benedictine University as one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation.

Student Reviews

Benedictine University gave me a solid foundation on which to build an international career. The program helped me develop self-confidence and flexibility.

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