Although new to Arizona, Benedictine University was founded in Chicago in 1887 by the Benedictine Monks of St. Procopius Abbey. Benedictine University is a Catholic, values-based, liberal arts comprehensive University with approximately 11,000 students worldwide. A Benedictine education is focused on community, hospitality, a life lived in balance and educating the whole person – Mind, Body, Spirit.
Vice President: Dr. Nancy Stoecker
Chaplain: Rev. James Aboyi, V.C.
Address: Gillett Hall, 225 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: (602) 888-5500
The University of Mary was founded in 1959 by the Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery to prepare leaders in the service of truth. Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine, U-Mary is a community of learners that recognizes and respects diversity and the richness it brings to the college experience as it partners to serve ASU students and the greater Phoenix community.
Director: Dr. Jo Markette
Assistant Vice President for Strategic Partnerships: Dr. Ryan Hanning
Admissions Counselor: Jonathan Salmon
Address: 215 E. 7th St., Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 290-7047
Fax: (480) 290-7046