Benedictine University

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Benedictine University can be found in Lisle, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately four thousand students are enrolled at Benedictine University.

The majority of students accepted into this school got an SAT score in the range of 990 - 1163, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 19 - 25. We were able to estimate the Benedictine University average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Benedictine University sends acceptance letters to around 40 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 17 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Benedictine University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Benedictine University was reported as 41.7% in Fall 2020 with over 4,850 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Benedictine University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Benedictine University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

How Does Benedictine University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Benedictine University is thirty-six percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
North Central College53.6%
Wheaton College84.8%
Elmhurst College67.9%
Dominican University64.3%
University of St Francis45.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Benedictine University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 555
Math510 - 608
Total Score990 - 1163
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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