2,071
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,698
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
97
97%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Benedictine College is a Comprehensive institution located in Atchison, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1020 North 2nd Street
Atchison, KS  66002-1499
United States
Contact Mr. Pete Helgesen
Dean of Enrollment Management
Email: phelgesen@benedictine.edu
Phone: 913-367-5340

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,367
Applied
2,307
Accepted
2,071
Enrolled
97%
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Female Admissions

1,365
Females Applied
1,339
Females Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,002
Males Applied
968
Males Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Math 510 630
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,730
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Fees

800
Full-time student fees
10,000
Room & board
5,340
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

23,698
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,665
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,415
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,984
Avg. Loan Aid
12,748
Avg. Grant Aid
15,796
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,071
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 3.37%
White or Caucasian 78.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.55%
Asian 0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 0.28%
Other 7.35%

Gender

Male (45.29%)
Female (54.71%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 82%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Oktoberfest, Homecoming and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, ENACTUS, Knights of Columbus, Concert Chorale/Chamber Singers and Ravens Respect Life

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

200
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 116
Part-time - 84
Male - 118
Female - 82