Benedictine College is a four-year residential, Catholic, Benedictine, co-educational college that provides an outstanding liberal arts education for students of all backgrounds and faiths. Benedictine College has a very vibrant campus life, with a lot of activities and opportunities to make friends. International students choose Benedictine College for the high quality of education and to join a friendly community. With a student-to-professor ratio of 15:1, Benedictine students are assured small classes and personal attention. With just over 2,000 students come from 48 states, Puerto Rico and about 26 countries, it is impossible to be anonymous at Benedictine!


On campus dormitory housing available for students. Students will be placed in dorms based on age and academic grade level. Free laundry services and cooking facilities available in residence. 


Students receive a meal plan that includes an unlimited meals per week to be used at the university cafeteria, plus a set amount of dining dollars that can be used at all Dining locations on campus. 

*Calendar Year students are not eligible for ISEP housing or meal benefits over the summer break

Course Description

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Fields of Study

  • Architecture

  • Biology:

    Anatomy Animal Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Botany/Plant Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Microbiology and Immunology Physiology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Communications Business Management Economics Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication:

    Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences

  • Education:

    Elementary Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Secondary Education Special Education

  • Engineering:

    Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics French Language and Literature Latin Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Art Therapy Health and Wellness Nursing Science

  • History: Recommended!

    American History (United States) European History

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Criminology International Business, Trade, and Tax Law Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Environmental Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Philosophy Theological Studies Youth Ministry

  • Physical Sciences:

    Astronomy Chemistry Physics

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology

  • Sports Studies

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Visual and Performing Arts: Recommended!

    Art Studies Dance Design and Visual Communications Drama and Theatre Arts Music Pedagogy Music Performance Music Theory and Composition Photography Playwriting and Screenwriting Sculpture Studio Arts Voice and Opera

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 90
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 577
  • IELTS Score: 7
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Other Academic Conditions

Students who meet the language score requirement for regular admission listed will be enrolled full-time in regular classes and will not have to take ESL classes. Conditional admission is offered to students with a TOEFL score 45-71 iBT/450-530 PBT/133-197 CBT. Students admitted conditionally will be required to take a placement test. The placement test will determine the student's access to regular academic courses, which may be limited.

Duolingo English test can be substituted for TOEFL/IELTS, with a minimum Duolingo score of 75.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA: All non-U.S. citizens will be required to obtain a visa. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.


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