Benedictine College

#3448 / #967
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Private liberal arts college in Atchison, Kansas, United States

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About Benedictine College

According to Wikipedia, Benedictine College is a private Benedictine liberal arts college in Atchison, Kansas. It was established in 1971 by the merger of St. Benedict's College for men and Mount St. Scholastica College for women. It is located on bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, northwest of Kansas City, Missouri. Benedictine is one of a number of U.S. Benedictine colleges and is sponsored by St. Benedict's Abbey and Mount St. Scholastica Monastery. The abbey has a current population of 53 monks, while the Mount monastery numbers 147 community members. The college has built its core values around four "pillars" — Catholic, Benedictine, Liberal Arts, Residential — which support the Benedictine College mission to educate men and women in a community of faith and scholarship.

Benedictine College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,488 97% 65% 1185 24

How Much Does Benedictine College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $18,742
30K - 48K $18,932
48K - 75K $20,810
75K - 110K $23,219
110K+ $25,370

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Benedictine College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Benedictine College, then you can expect to earn an average of $45,000 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Benedictine College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,110 2,056 54

Where is Benedictine College?

Benedictine College is located at 1020 N 2nd St, Atchison KS 66002-1499

How Safe is Benedictine College?

Atchison has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Benedictine College Known For?

Benedictine College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Benedictine College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Benedictine College's Most Influential Alumni?

Benedictine College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Nursing, and Medical. Here are some of Benedictine College's most famous alumni:

Terrance W. Gainer
Terrance W. Gainer
A Sergeant at Arms of the U.S. Senate.
Patrick D. Gallagher
Patrick D. Gallagher
An American physicist.
Wangari Maathai
A Kenyan environmentalist and politician who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.
Terry Hanson
Terry Hanson
An American radio personality.
Donn B. Murphy
Donn B. Murphy
An American theatre director and writer.
Chris L. Rutt
An American editor.
Charles A. Ray
Charles A. Ray
An American diplomat.
David Koechner
David Koechner
An American actor, comedian.
Joseph P. Teasdale
An American politician .
Raymond Blanco
A First Gentleman of Louisiana.
Bob Veale
Bob Veale
An American baseball player.
John Henry Tihen
John Henry Tihen
A Catholic bishop.