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Benedictine College

Atchison, KS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

Benedictine College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Benedictine College, the fee for the application costs $50.

Benedictine College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Benedictine College's admissions stats.

Benedictine College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Mean SAT Score 1200
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 31%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 76%
Waitlist No

Benedictine College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Benedictine College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Benedictine College?

Benedictine College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Is Benedictine College Hard To Get Into?

Benedictine College is a not difficult school to get into. Benedictine College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Benedictine College accepted 99% of all applicants, about 2,172 from the 2,202 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Benedictine College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Benedictine College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Benedictine College

Benedictine College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Benedictine College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Benedictine College

What does Benedictine College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Benedictine College for more information on admission factors.

Benedictine College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Benedictine College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Benedictine College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Benedictine College?

Students admitted to Benedictine College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 41% submitted a class rank. At Benedictine College 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 42% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Benedictine College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Benedictine College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Benedictine College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Benedictine College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2020, 31% of Benedictine College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 76% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Benedictine College?

To be competitive with other Benedictine College applicants, you should aim to score between 1098 and 1320 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Benedictine College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1320 and 25% of scored lower than 1098, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Benedictine College student is 1200.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Benedictine College students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Benedictine College students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Benedictine College?

To be most competitive at Benedictine College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Benedictine College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Benedictine College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Benedictine College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Benedictine College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Benedictine College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Benedictine College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Benedictine College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Benedictine College.

Does Benedictine College accept transfer credits?

✅ Benedictine College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Benedictine College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Benedictine College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Benedictine College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Benedictine College?

✅ Benedictine College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Benedictine College's acceptance rate?

✅ Benedictine College's acceptance rate is 99%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Benedictine College?

❌ Benedictine College does not offer early decision.

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Benedictine College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Benedictine College? Benedictine College is a less selective institution. The Benedictine College acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.


Benedictine College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Benedictine College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Benedictine College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Benedictine College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1098 - 1320


Math SAT Range

518 - 660


Reading SAT Range

560 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1098 to 1320


1098 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Benedictine College students is 1200. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Benedictine College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1098 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1098 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Benedictine College.

Benedictine College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Benedictine College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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