Founded in 1859, Benedictine College is a private, Roman Catholic institution sponsored by both the Mount St. Scholastica Monastery and St. Benedict’s Abbey. Located in Atchison, Kansas, Benedictine also has a campus in Florence, Italy. This “selective” admissions college takes students on 20 mission trips per year, has an on-campus Observatory inaugurated by Vatican astronomers, and was named an All-Steinway School by Steinway & Sons. Benedictine also features an Honors Program, the Gregorian Fellows for Catholic Leaders, and the STEM Fellows for talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics students.
benedictine college has an excellent spirit of community, great professors, and wonderful faith-based values. the student body is growing, and the school is quickly responding with new buildings and campus improvements. it's a great place to live, meet people, and to grow in faith and scholarship.
Kristin from Loretto, MN
This is an incredible school with a wonderful faith based community. I have never felt more welcome or at home and everyone has a smile on their face. The campus is beautiful, both churches and the chapel are incredible, and the classes are fun and interesting.