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Benedictine University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,880 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,780 tuition
$9,200 on campus room & board
$1,510 books and supplies
$1,390 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,880 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,780 tuition
$9,200 on campus room & board
$1,510 books and supplies
$1,390 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,849 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
43% get federal aid ($4,490 avg)
37% get state aid ($4,226 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($11,849 avg)
75% get loans ($6,325 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.21% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.21% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $15,372 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,490 43%
Pell Grants $4,282 43%
Other Federal Grants $868 10%
Institution Grant Aid $11,849 97%
State Grant Aid $4,226 37%
Student Loans $6,325 75%
Federal Loans $5,597 74%
Other Loans $11,183 5%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 Y Y Y
$2,300 - $4,100 Y
$1,500 Y Y R
$2,000 Y R Y
$1,500 Y Y R
$4,000 Y Y Y N
$3,000 Y R Y
$5,000 Y Y Y
$7,150 - $11,500 Y Y
$12,600 Y R Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Benedictine University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532-0900
(630) 829-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,007
Out of State $1,007


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Nowel from Willowbrook, IL
  • Feb-26-2017 I am a current student here

    The tuition may be a little pricey, but you get your money's worth. The school offers free tutoring for any subject every single day, there are Learning Sessions for certain courses, and the professors are always at school to help you. The help you can get is everywhere and to the fullest.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Chicago, IL
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Benedictine is relatively inexpensive as opposed to other colleges and you receive a great education with specialized teachers in your field of study, free events to attend with added prizes, great resources to use towards your career and classes, a one on one connection with teachers and classmates, great clubs and sports opportunities, and great support from councelors, advisors, and financial aid departments.

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Woodridge IL
  • Jun-20-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Benedictine University has been ranked 22 in most affordable colleges. For more info visit or follow the Benedictine University LinkedIn page.

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  • 4
  • Allie from Minooka, IL
  • Jun-04-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    For a private school, it is not that expensive, plus the school has a very good name in the area.

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