Benedictine College Overview

Student population

Address1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS
School Websitewww.benedictine.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Benedictine College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Atchison, Kansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,444 students applied to Benedictine College. Of those students, 2,269 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Benedictine College was $28,730, in addition to fees of $800. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Benedictine College.

Benedictine College has a 60% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Benedictine College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

%

The Benedictine College acceptance rate is 93%. To put this into perspective, 2,269 of the 2,444 students who applied to Benedictine College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Benedictine College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Benedictine College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,280. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Benedictine College was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Benedictine College as part of their application.

Benedictine College Cost

In-State resident tuition

$

Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
Room and Board$
Budget for Other Expenses$
Total one year cost$
Out of State Tuition

$

Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
Room and Board$
Budget for Other Expenses$
Total one year cost$
Average Federal Aid$
Percentage Awarded Federal Aid%

Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Benedictine College, the tuition for in-state residents is $28,730. Combined with fees of $800, room and board costs of $10,000, other expenses of $4,120 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $29,530 in tuition.

Students at Benedictine College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Benedictine College was $4,846 last year, with 22% of students being awarded federal aid.

Benedictine College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Benedictine College.

Benedictine College has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 79% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 20% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Benedictine College is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Benedictine College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
SOCIAL SCIENCES
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
ENGINEERING
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

Other Colleges

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Private for-profit, 2-year
Size: Large
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Large
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Large
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Midsize
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Size: Large
Aston, Pennsylvania
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Large
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Type: Private for-profit, 2-year
Size: Fringe
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Large
McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
Type: Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year
Size: Large