Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$31,630

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
540
75th
650
25th
530
75th
32
25th
21
75th
27
25th
19
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,408
Declined 80
Total Received 2,488
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Private

2,184

undergraduate students

99

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1971, Benedictine College is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. It's the product of a 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,283
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Benedictine College
1020 North Second Street
Atchison, KS
66002

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
540
75th
650
25th
530
75th
32
25th
21
75th
27
25th
19
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,408
Declined 80
Total Received 2,488

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program

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Counseling services

  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,858

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,830
Housing $5,790
Food $4,990
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $43,610
Average Financial Aid - $19,858
Total with Avg. Aid $23,752

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,828,189
State $480,135
Institutional $15,117,182
Other external $1,304,534
Total $18,730,040

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,047
Institutional $11,609,495
Other external $742,782
Total $12,357,324

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 467-5340
F: 913 367-5462
bcadmiss@benedictine.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, flag football, indoor soccer, rugby, softball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, indoor soccer, rugby, softball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Architecture. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Astronomy. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminology. yes
Directing and Theatrical Production. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Fitness Technician. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religious Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Theology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,283

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

2,184
students

Female
52%
1,139

Male
48%
1,045

4%

99
students

Female
35%
35

Male
65%
64

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

1,964
students

Female
52%
1,013

Male
48%
951

10%

220
students

Female
57%
126

Male
43%
94

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Japan
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special orientation

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