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Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

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 two campuses of 200 acres are located a mile and a half apart, in a residential area of Atchison, 60 miles from Kansas City. Campus architecture includes Tudor-Gothic and modern styles.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students2,133
   Women1,174 (55.0%)
   Men959 (45.0%)
Graduate Students56


Entrance DifficultyMinimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate99% of 2,355 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.55
SAT Math490-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading513-660 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$42,050
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Freshman Award$21,618
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes


Atchison Population10,925
Nearest Metropolitan AreaKansas City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNational Association of Intercollegiate Athletics


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.4% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students2.7% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning77.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.86 4.12 750 660 30
Low 3.75 3.91 750 660 28
High 4.00 4.33 750 660 31
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