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Learn how our mission launches students who are transforming the world through intellectual, personal, and spiritual greatness.

  • Telescopes in Daglen Observatory

    Comet Viewing at Daglen Observatory

    Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), or the “green comet,” only passes by Earth once every 50,000 years, and viewing it through a telescope is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Join us from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, for an open house viewing of the comet at Daglen Observatory.

    About the Viewing

  • President Stephen Minnis speaks at the Scholarship Ball

    The Scholarship Ball

    Join us for the upcoming Scholarship Ball! Benedictine College's premier fundraising gala takes place on Saturday, February 25, 2023, and will honor Jack ’70 and Kathy Newman with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict.

    Event Info and Registration

  • Benedictine College Youth Conferences

    BCYC Early Bird Registration

    Early Bird discounted registration is open for our summer youth camps! Come to the week-long academic faith camps BCYC Immersion and BCYC Leadership, or join us for the large-scale BCYC Encounter weekend conference.

    About our BCYC Conferences

  • Students sitting in Raven Memorial Park

    Campus Visits

    A day visit to our campus in Atchison, Kansas, is a great way to get to know Benedictine College. Campus visits are one of the top ways to find out if a college is right for you.

    Visit our Campus

  • The Dining Hall with Elizabeth Hall in the background

    Virtual Campus Tours

    While nothing compares to an in-person campus visit on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, our virtual tours are a quick way to see the highlights of life at Benedictine College!

    See Virtual Campus Tours

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A Newman Guide Catholic College

The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, which recommends the best Catholic colleges based on excellence in faithful Catholic education, has recommended Benedictine College every year since it began publication.

Newman Guide Recommended College