Benedictine College

Private, Four-years School Located in Atchison, KS

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How much is the Benedictine tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Benedictine's tuition & fees is $34,800.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $52,030 when a student lives on-campus.

Benedictine Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$34,800
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$11,580
On-campus Expenses$4,450
Off-campus Room & Board$10,000
Off-campus Expenses$4,350
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$37,114

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Benedictine for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $150,709 at Benedictine. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $204,265. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $109,856.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$35,915$50,811$28,313
Sophomore (2024-25)$37,065$50,908$27,689
Junior (2025-26)$38,252$51,116$27,153
Senior (2026-27)$39,477$51,431$26,701
4 Years Total$150,709$204,265$109,856
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$37,065$50,908$27,689
Sophomore (2025-26)$38,252$51,116$27,153
Junior (2026-27)$39,477$51,431$26,701
Senior (2027-28)$40,742$51,850$26,328
4 Years Total$155,536$205,305$107,871
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$38,252$51,116$27,153
Sophomore (2026-27)$39,477$51,431$26,701
Junior (2027-28)$40,742$51,850$26,328
Senior (2028-29)$42,046$52,369$26,030
4 Years Total$160,517$206,766$106,212
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$39,477$51,431$26,701
Sophomore (2027-28)$40,742$51,850$26,328
Junior (2028-29)$42,046$52,369$26,030
Senior (2029-30)$43,393$52,986$25,803
4 Years Total$165,658$208,636$104,862
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$40,742$51,850$26,328
Sophomore (2028-29)$42,046$52,369$26,030
Junior (2029-30)$43,393$52,986$25,803
Senior (2030-31)$44,783$53,697$25,644
4 Years Total$170,964$210,903$103,804

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Benedictine' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Kansas, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,803.
Benedictine College$34,800
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Kansas Four-years Colleges$15,906
Public Schools$5,756$8,834
Private Schools$20,803

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Benedictine and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Benedictine CollegeAtchison, KS$34,800$6,540
Bethany CollegeLindsborg, KS$31,946-
Bethel College-North NewtonNorth Newton, KS$34,002-
Central Christian College of KansasMcPherson, KS$21,000$11,880
Barclay CollegeHaviland, KS$26,590$8,680
Kansas Wesleyan UniversitySalina, KS$33,470$15,350
McPherson CollegeMcPherson, KS$35,162$4,500
Ottawa University-OttawaOttawa, KS$35,300$12,562
Southwestern CollegeWinfield, KS$38,480$9,180
Sterling CollegeSterling, KS$32,200$15,347
Tabor CollegeHillsboro, KS$35,050$12,000

Financial Aid and COA

At Benedictine College, 2,104 students (96%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $21,800.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Benedictine is $30,230 for students living on-campus and $28,550 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 603 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $20,907 and the average amount of student loans is $6,186.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$52,030
COA (off-campus)$50,350
Tuition & Fees$34,800
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,230
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,550
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$30,230
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,550
Average Financial Aid$21,800
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,10496%$21,800
Pell Grants34916%$4,334
Federal Student Loan96544%$3,887
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid603100%-
Grants or Scholarships603100%$20,907
Federal Grants21235%$4,252
Pell Grants10618%$5,128
Other Federal Grants21135%$1,696
State/Local Grants569%$3,317
Institutional Grants603100%$19,104
Student Loan Aid30450%$6,186
Federal Student Loans29349%$3,465
Other Student Loans579%$15,181

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Benedictine's acceptance rate is 98.50%. A total of 2,728 applicants applied to and 2,687 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 610 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 22.70%.
To apply to Benedictine, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate98.50%98.68%98.33%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.70%24.37%21.20%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered But Not Required

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Benedictine. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,225 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 26.
Its SAT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,2251,1001,350
National Average1,168
Kansas Average1,047
SAT EBRW625560690
SAT Math600540660
ACT Composite262230
National Average24
Kansas Average21
ACT Math242028
ACT English272132

Student Population

Benedictine College has a total of 2,362 students including 2,289 undergraduate and 73 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,123 male students and 1,164 female students attending Benedictine. The school offers online degree programs and 61 students enrolled online exclusively (2.58% of all students).
Total2,287 1,1231,164
Undergraduate2,202 1,0761,126
Graduate85 4738

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, KS
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered57 Programs
Graduate Program Offered2 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate98.83%
Student Population2,362
Graduation Rate67%
Transfer-out Rate23%
Retention Rate77%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties115 (Full-time), 97 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs292 (Full-time), 119 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$56,163
Average Staff Salary$47,553