1020 N. Second Street Atchison, KS 66002 913-367-7476
http://www.benedictine.edu/ bcadmiss@benedictine.edu
About Benedictine College
  • Year of Foundation 1859
  • Size of Campus 225 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor's, Master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,456
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 44%, 44%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $18,800
  • Room and Board $6,400
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,382
The college has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.Benedictine is building one of the great Catholic colleges in America. Ten guiding principles from the Rule of St. Benedict define the college's values. Benedictine College is an academic community sponsored by the monks of St. Benedict’s Abbey and the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica Monastery. Heir to the 1500 years of Benedictine dedication to learning, Benedictine College in its own time is ordered to the goal of wisdom lived out in responsible awareness of oneself, God and nature, family and society. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. As a Catholic college, Benedictine College is committed to those beliefs and natural principles that form the framework of the Judeo-Christian tradition, and it is committed further to those specific matters of faith of the Roman Catholic tradition, as revealed in the person of Jesus Christ and handed down in the teachings of the Church.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Discovery Day; Spring Fest; Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Mu Gamma
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry; Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS); Knights of Columbus; Raven Worship, Ravens Respect Life, Benedictine College C&L
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Hispanic American Leadership Organization, International Club, The Spanish Club
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, MO (40), Kansas City, MO (40)
  • Distance to nearest train Kansas City, MO (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus St. Joseph, MO (25)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 72%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 36%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (20%), women's dorms (35%), men's dorms (40%), other housing options (5%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 54%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 515
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities The library is a partial depository of U.S. Government Documents.
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 37,489
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library 369,624
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, study skills
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 919
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, psychological, religious
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Museums N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 16%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), VML, U.S. Army, Northeast Kansas Mental Health Guidance Center, Americo, Cerner, Federal reserve Bank, PriceWaterhouseCooper, Catholic Charities, DailmerChrysler, Edward Jones
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 63%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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