Benedictine College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Benedictine College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,190 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1971 and is the only college located in Atchison, Kansas.

Benedictine College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Benedictine College.

Benedictine College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Benedictine College is fair at 77% (above Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Benedictine College is average: 60%. Approximately 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Benedictine College is pretty good -- 13:1. Find out more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,300
High
Average tuition prices are very high - $26,000 annually. The additional fees at Benedictine College beyond tuition are nearly $300; this comes to a total of $26,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Benedictine College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
99%
Easy
According to recent data, 2,345 applications were submitted and 2,325 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Benedictine College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
Benedictine College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Benedictine College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Benedictine College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: approximately $5,000 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Benedictine College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Benedictine College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Benedictine College Location and Maps



Post Address: Benedictine College, 1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499, USA
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