Check in with Benedictine University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Students who submit their applications to Benedictine University for fall should hear back from Benedictine University by September 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Benedictine University's admissions stats.
|Benedictine University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||10%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||17%|
These are the application deadlines for Benedictine University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Benedictine University does not offer early decision or early action.
For more information on transferring to Benedictine University, contact the school directly.
Benedictine University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Benedictine University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Benedictine University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Benedictine University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Benedictine University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
Students admitted to Benedictine University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Benedictine University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Benedictine University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 10% of Benedictine University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 17% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Benedictine University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1258 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Benedictine University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1258 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Benedictine University students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Benedictine University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at Benedictine University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Benedictine University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Benedictine University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Benedictine University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Benedictine University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Benedictine University.
Does Benedictine University accept transfer credits?
✅ Benedictine University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Benedictine University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Do I have to submit test scores to Benedictine University?
✅ Benedictine University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Benedictine University's acceptance rate?
✅ Benedictine University has an acceptance rate of 80%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Benedictine University?
❌ Benedictine University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Benedictine University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Benedictine University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Benedictine University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.26. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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