Resources › For Students and Parents Benedictine College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Benedictine College. tonystl / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 23, 2018 Benedictine College Admissions Overview: Benedictine College has a fairly high acceptance rate, with 69% of applicants being accepted each year. As part of the application process, students must submit a letter of recommendation, test scores from either the SAT or ACT, and a high school transcript. Applicants can fill out and submit an application online or through the mail. There is no personal statement or essay requirement as part of the application. Admissions Data (2016): Benedictine College Acceptance Rate: 69%GPA, SAT and ACT Scores for Benedictine AdmissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 445 / 610SAT Math: 450 / 620SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT comparison for Kansas collegesACT Composite: 21 / 28ACT English: 20 / 29ACT Math: 19 / 26What these ACT numbers meanACT comparison for Kansas colleges Benedictine College Description: Benedictine College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts college located in Atchinson, Kansas, a small city on the Missouri River. In recent years the college has grown significantly with record enrollments and the completion of a $70 million capital campaign. Campus upgrades include the building of new residence halls, the installation of new athletic fields, and the construction of Marian Grotto, an attractive location for prayer. Undergraduates at Benedictine can choose from about 60 academic majors and minors including four pre-professional fields. Business administration is most popular among bachelor's-degree students. Campus life is active, and over 80% of students live in campus housing. Students can choose from a wide-range of clubs, activities, and organizations. On the athletic front, the Benedictine Ravens compete in the NAIA Heart of America Athletic Conference. The college fields seven men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,312 (2,245 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female86% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $27,480Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,560Other Expenses: $3,990Total Cost: $42,230 Benedictine College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 60%Average Amount of AidGrants: $16,066Loans: $7,140 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Mass Communications, Physical Education, Psychology, Theology. Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%4-Year Graduation Rate: 49%6-Year Graduation Rate: 63% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Wrestling, Track and Field, Baseball, Basketball, SoccerWomen's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Benedictine College Mission Statement: read the entire mission statement at http://www.benedictine.edu/about/missionvalues/mission "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."