Benedictine College

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Benedictine College can be found in Atchison, KS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 2,400 students are enrolled at Benedictine College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1060 (25th percentile) - 1310 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 21 (25th percentile) - 28 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the Benedictine College average GPA (3.13 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Benedictine College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Benedictine College was reported as 97.1% in Fall 2020 with over 2,240 applications submitted to Benedictine College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Benedictine College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Benedictine College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Benedictine College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 69.2%
  • 2017-2018: 97.5%
  • 2018-2019: 92.8%
  • 2019-2020: 97.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 85.9%

How Does Benedictine College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Benedictine College is seventy-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Saint Mary84.0%
William Jewell College46.1%
Rockhurst University63.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Benedictine College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 650
Math510 - 660
Total Score1060 - 1310
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 31
Math19 - 27
Composite Score21 - 28
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