Benedictine College in Atchison, KS - Catholic Liberal Arts College

Benedictine College: Where Greatness Begins

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

Atchison residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Benedictine College should be aware that the College has received a permit for a fireworks display welcoming its students back to campus following Thanksgiving Break. The display will be staged on the College campus at approximately 9:15-9:30 p.m. on Sunday night, November 28. Residents should expect explosions and flashes of light for about 10 minutes in association with this display. City officials, Atchison Police, and the Atchison Fire Department are all aware.

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    Transforming Culture in America

    On September 8, 2021, Benedictine College announced our new strategic plan, Transforming Culture in America, a plan for students to be formed in community, faith and scholarship; alumni to advance the mission in important professions; and to extend the college’s mission in the world.

    About the Strategic Plan

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    Get Your MBA - On or Off Campus

    For three years, our on-campus MBA courses have been available to distance learners through live online class sessions. Check our flexible start dates and get your MBA, on or off campus!

    About the MBA Program

Over 50 Majors, Pre-professional Programs and Master’s Degrees

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Ravens & Races

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Benedictine College students and alumni are bound together across many years by storied community traditions like the Homecoming Bed Races.

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Devotion at Mary’s Grotto

Our Faith Life

Mary's Grotto is a central location for devotion to our Mother, through personal prayer and reflection, or as a community.

Newman Guide  Recommended

Newman Guide Recommended College

Benedictine College's excellence in faithful Catholic education has led us to be recommended in every edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College since it began publication.

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Passionate for Discovery

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Do you want to research water life in a creek? Study great works of literature? Design a building? A world of discovery awaits.