Benedictine College is a four-year residential, Catholic, Benedictine, coeducational college that provides an outstanding liberal arts education for students of all backgrounds and faiths. BC has a very vibrant campus life, with a lot of activities and opportunities to make friends. International students choose Benedictine College for the high quality of education and to join a friendly community. With a student-to-professor ratio of 15:1, Benedictine students are assured small classes and personal attention. Benedictine's nearly 2,000 students come from 36 states, Puerto Rico and about 20 countries. About 1,850 of these students are full-time undergraduates. It is impossible to be anonymous at Benedictine!
Main CampusAtchison, Kansas, United States0 - 5,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in AtchisonLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Atchison is picturesquely situated in the hills beside the Missouri River in northeast Kansas. With a population just under 11,000, the city offers the much-sought qualities of small-town life, but is close enough to the metropolitan areas of Kansas City, Topeka and St. Joseph to offer big-city amenities. Benedictine College is less than one hour's drive north of Kansas City, and only 35 minutes from KCI airport.
Atchison presents a surprising number of entertainment opportunities – from community theatre, concerts and art festivals to sports and recreation. With over 20 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, Atchison reveals its rich history through its impressive Victorian-era architecture and with five museums that showcase its diverse art, history, railroad heritage and the Amelia Earhart birthplace.
Benedictine College offers many opportunities for students to get involved on campus. Activities include intramural sports, choir, theatre, orchestra and bands, and over 35 clubs and organizations. Students can also enjoy many weekend activities, such as men’s and women"s retreats, spring formal, concerts, Oktoberfest and Springfest.
Benedictine has all the amenities that make campus life more enjoyable: training facilities, 500-seat auditorium, student union with a coffee shop, snack bar and pizza bar, one of the largest libraries among colleges of its size, computer labs, classroom multimedia capabilities, career development office and more.