Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$30,530

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
34%
500-599
38%
400-499
16%
30-36
18%
24-29
45%
18-23
32%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,172
Declined 30
Total Received 2,202
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Private

2,084

undergraduate students

73

graduate students

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School Facts

Benedictine is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. It is the product of the 1971 merger of St. Benedict's Abbey, founded in 1859, and St. Scholastica's Academy, founded in 1924; coeducation was adopted in 1971. Its 100-acre campus is located in Atchison, Kansas.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,157
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational

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120-acre campus in Atchison (population: 10,636), 45 miles from Kansas City. Major airport and train serve Kansas City; bus serves St. Joseph, MO (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Benedictine College
1020 North Second Street
Atchison
66002

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Cray Lab
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Concert Chorale/Chamber Singers
  • Ravens Respect Life

Top Events

  • Oktoberfest
  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
34%
500-599
38%
400-499
16%
30-36
18%
24-29
45%
18-23
32%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.57

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,172
Declined 30
Total Received 2,202

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,730
Room & board $10,450
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $4,120
Total $46,300
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Architecture
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Economics, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Fitness Technician
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religious Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,157

total students

23%

in-state

77%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,084
students

Female
52%
1,087

Male
48%
997

3%

73
students

Female
40%
29

Male
60%
44

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,935
students

Female
52%
1,003

Male
48%
932

8%

149
students

Female
57%
84

Male
43%
65

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 49%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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