Benedictine College

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General Information

Admission Office

1020 North Second Street

Atchison, KS 66002-1499

(913) 360-7476

(800) 467-5340

Fax: (913) 367-5462



Contact: Pete Helgesen

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

1020 North Second Street

Atchison, KS 66002-1499

(913) 367-5340

www.benedictine.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,965

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 396

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,364

Graduate enrollment: 55

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 20%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Benedictine College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (913) 367-5340
Website: www.benedictine.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.benedictine.edu/admission/apply/applications
Address: 1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, KS 66002-1499
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,124
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 63%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,124 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,530
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,530
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,758

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Benedictine College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Benedictine College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 72
Engineering 4
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Theology and Religious Vocations 2
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 523

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Benedictine College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,530
Out-of-state $29,530
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $27,800
Out-of-state $27,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 438 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 438 100% $18,758
Student loan aid 251 57% $6,507

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,884 90% $17,199
Federal student loans 1,133 54% $6,725

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Benedictine College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Benedictine College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,444 1,119 1,325
Percent admitted 100% 88% 97%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 26% 21%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Benedictine College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,124
Undergraduate enrollment 2,057
Graduate enrollment 67

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Benedictine College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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