Benedictine University at Mesa is the first Catholic university in Arizona. A branch campus of Benedictine University, the Mesa campus opened in 2013 and has a growing athletics program, competing in men’s and women’s cross country, golf, tennis and volleyball. In 2015, Benedictine University at Mesa will launch teams in men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer.
Benedictine University, one of the nation's fastest-growing private colleges, has won awards and accolades for diversity; for environmental sustainability, using renewable resources to repurpose buildings; for campus affordability; and, for safety.
Benedictine University promises its students an affordable and attainable education infused with the Benedictine values that creates better learners, leaders and world citizens. Student learning and success is our first priority. To ensure campus religious diversity while remaining faithful to the University's Catholic heritage, Benedictine offers interfaith programs in an atmosphere of inclusion.
The Mesa campus is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education to operate an accredited, degree-granting institution of higher learning in Arizona.