Benedictine College Overview
Located in Atchison, Kansas, Benedictine College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Benedictine College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.
What Is Benedictine College Known For?
- The 3% student loan default rate at Benedictine College is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Benedictine College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average Benedictine College student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Benedictine College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Benedictine College.
Where Is Benedictine College?
Contact details for Benedictine College are given below.
|Address:||1020 N 2Nd St, Atchison, KS 66002-1499|
How Do I Get Into Benedictine College?
You can apply to Benedictine College online at: https://www.benedictine.edu/admission/apply/applications
Admission Requirements for Benedictine College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Benedictine College?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 97%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to Benedictine College submitted their SAT scores.Benedictine College received ACT scores from 85% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 22 and 30. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.
Can I Afford Benedictine College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Benedictine College, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $6,507 a year. That adds up to $26,028 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Benedictine College is 3.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Benedictine College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 73 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,937 full-time undergraduates at Benedictine College, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Benedictine College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||54|
|Hispanic or Latino||180|
Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Benedictine College. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 22 countries are represented at Benedictine College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, China, and Canada.
Online Learning at Benedictine College
Online Growth Rankings of Benedictine College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Benedictine College was 80.0%. This is the #383 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Benedictine College regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Benedictine College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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