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Benedictine College
Atchison, KS
LOCATION AND SETTING
Atchison Population 10,925
Nearest Metropolitan Area Kansas City
Environment Large town
Campus Size 225 acres
Weather
Temperature 16.3 average low in January, 84.2 average high in September
Rain 97 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map  
Nearest Airport 25 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
Nearest Bus Station 20 mile(s) from campus in St. Joseph, Mo.
Nearest Train Station 45 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Women's dorms, men's dorms, single student apartments
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 18%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Raven
School Colors Red, black, and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
Sororities 55% of women participate
Fraternities 45% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus