Benedictine College

country rank  1118
world rank  3870

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Benedictine College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (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)
  • Nation


  • 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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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018