Benedictine College

Overview

Benedictine College is a Benedictine liberal arts college in Atchison, Kansas. It was founded in 1971 by the merger of St. Benedict's College (founded 1858) for men and Mount St. Scholastica College (founded 1923) 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.

Location & Contact
Admissions
Pete Helgesen
Dean of Enrollment Management
Phone: (913) 367-5340
Email: phelgesen@benedictine.edu
Address
1020 N. 2nd Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Majors & Degrees
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
English Language And Literature/Letters
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Psychology
Theology And Religious Vocations
Admissions
Common Application Accepted
Yes
Application Fee
Yes
Application Fee Amount
$50
Total Applications
2,238
97%
Admission Rate
Tuition & Fees
Costs
Tuition
$29,730
Room and Board
$10,450
Book Fees
$1,200
Additional Fees
$800
Miscellaneous Fees
$4,200
Total Expenses
$46,380
64%
Tuition
Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid
$20,423
44%
Coverage of total expenses
Student Body
Total Students
2,121
48%
52%
Total Undergraduates
2,054
48%
52%
Total Graduates
67
66%
34%
Varsity Sports
NAIA Division I
Men
Baseball
Basketball
All Track Combined
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Wrestling
Women
Basketball
All Track Combined
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Faculty
All Faculty
410
49%
51%
Full Time Faculty
298
55%
45%
Part Time Faculty
112
33%
67%
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