Benedictine College

Benedictine College

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.

Programs of Distinction

Benedictine College offers four Programs of Distinction for high-achieving students. The Programs of Distinction are the Presidential and Dean's Scholarships, Gregorian Fellows Leadership Program, Honors Program, and the Dr. Wangari Maathai STEM Fellows. These selective programs are designed to offer unique educational experiences to high achieving students. 

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