93%

Acceptance Rate

$18,758

Avg.Financial Aid

010256

FAFSA Code

About Benedictine College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,124

Website

www.benedictine.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Benedictine College which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Atchison, Kansas. At Benedictine College, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. Finally, at BC around 78% are white, 9% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 4% belong to two or more races. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Wangari Maathai, Terrance W. Gainer, Thomas M. Hoenig, and Jamie Mueller. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At BC, 77 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1020 N 2nd St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9133675340
Fax: 9133607204
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Benedictine College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

93%

SAT Range

1050 - 1280

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Benedictine College has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at BC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1060-1310 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Benedictine College is 24. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499. To gather more information, they can call them at (913) 367-5340.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,461

Average Annual Cost

$28,730

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$800

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,000

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,120

Total One Year Cost

$44,850

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to BC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $44,840 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($30,530), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($10,450), and budget for other expenses ($4,100) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$9

Faculty Overview

69%

Male Professors

31%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

47 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

40 Graduates

Psychology, General

34 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

23 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

23 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

22 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

22 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

21 Graduates

Journalism

21 Graduates

Biology, General

20 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

20 Graduates

Marketing

17 Graduates

Religious Education

15 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

13 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

Criminology

12 Graduates

Political Science and Government

12 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

9 Graduates

Computer Science

9 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

8 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

7 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

International Business

5 Graduates

Engineering, General

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,057

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

18%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

1% Unknown

3% Black

8% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

80%

Out Of State

20%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,485 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,340/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,660/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,660/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Ravens

School Colors

maroon and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Heart of America Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

341

Total Female Athletes

145

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

11

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At BC, $10,450 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Benedictine College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at BC costs around $4,660 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 48% male and 52% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$24,120

$30,650

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$250 - 318

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,758

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,846

Students Receiving State Aid

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,616

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,402

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,816

$30K - $48K

$23,485

$48K - $75K

$21,457

$75K - $110K

$19,901

> $110K

$16,660

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,014,166

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,002,541

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at BC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Benedictine College is around $18,986 and the federal grant is $5,178. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,432, while the institutional aid is $18,986. At BC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,014,166 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $11,002,541.

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