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Benedictine College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Benedictine College

Website: http://www.benedictine.edu
Address: 1020 N 2nd St , Atchison , Kansas - 66002-1499
Phone: (913) 367-5340
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,192
996
1,196
Percent admitted
20%
18%
21%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
90%
93%
89%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
21
27
ACT English
20
28
ACT Math
19
26
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $18,800
Out-of-state tuition $18,800
Books and supplies $2,400
On-campus room and board $6,400
On-campus other expenses $4,800
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
100%
-
Federal grant aid
23%
$3,928
State or local grant aid
17%
$3,023
Institutional grant aid
100%
-
Loan aid
77%
$8,630
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,012
42%
58%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,934
Estimated graduates enrolled 54
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 58%
Men 45%
Women 72%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 43%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 58%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 58%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $16,710 $17,700 $18,800 $19,500 3.7%
Books and supplies $2,400 $2,400 $2,400 $2,400 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,208 $6,210 $6,400 $6,575 2.7%
Other $4,800 $4,800 $4,800 $4,800 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $30,118 $31,110 $32,400 $33,275 2.7%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Benedictine College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,411 1,080 1,331
Percent admitted 61% 61% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 29% 31% 28%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 426 100%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 19 26

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1971 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1946 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1958 -   Accredited