Benedictine College is on a 225-acre campus in a small town setting in Atchison, Kansas, not far from Kansas City. There are many activities and organizations for Benedictine College students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Benedictine College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Benedictine College has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Benedictine College include Cray Lab, Knights of Columbus, Concert Chorale/Chamber Singers and Ravens Respect Life.
Benedictine College students' favorite campus traditions are Oktoberfest, Homecoming and Family Weekend.
Benedictine College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Benedictine College students live on campus. In 2021, 80% of undergrads at Benedictine College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 20% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Benedictine College. There are 1,528 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,084 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,527 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Benedictine College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Benedictine College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Benedictine College:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Benedictine College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Benedictine College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Benedictine College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Benedictine College, take Interstate 29 to Atchison, KS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Kansas City International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Benedictine College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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