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Benedictine College (KS)

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 1,936
Setting Town
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $0- free online application )
Total 2019 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 1,936
Total 2019 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 525
Total 2019 Total Enrollment 2,158
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.50
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen 25 ACT
Test Optional No
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% College GPA of Transfer Students N/A
Total 2019 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 75
Catholic Order Affiliation Benedictine
5 Most Popular Majors Business, Engineering, Nursing, Theology, Education
Unique Academic Programs Engineering, Nursing, Architecture, Evangelization and Catechesis 
School Mascot Rocky the Raven

Interesting Facts:
  • Founded by two orders-St. Benedict's Abbey and Mt. St. Scholastica in 1859. Originally started out as two separate schools and merged in the 1970s to become Benedictine College.
  • Traditions driven institution.
  • Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Alum-Wangari Maathai.