Benedictine College

country rank  829
world rank  2340

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Benedictine College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Atchison (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Benedictine College (BC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Benedictine College (BC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BC
Founded 1971 merger of Mount St. Scholastica College (1923) and
St. Benedict's College (1858)
Motto Education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 1020 N 2nd Street
Atchison (population range: 10,000-49,999)
66002-1499 Kansas
United States
T +1 (800) 467 5340
F +1 (913) 360 7622

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 1020 North Second Street
Atchison 66002-1499
+1 (913) 360 7538
800 467 5340

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Benedictine College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Kansas State Board of Nursing KSBN
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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