Chances of getting into Benedictine College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Benedictine College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Benedictine College and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,269 out of 2,444 applicants were admitted making Benedictine College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. Benedictine College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Benedictine College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Benedictine College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Benedictine College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1170

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Benedictine College?

Benedictine College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Benedictine College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >96%
1165 to 1280 Avg + 93%-96%
1050 to 1165 Avg - 89%-93%
935 to 1050 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 935 Low <82%
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Benedictine College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Benedictine College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Benedictine College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Benedictine College?

Admission data indicates that Benedictine College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 79 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Benedictine College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Benedictine College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >96%
24 to 28 Avg + 93%-96%
21 to 24 Avg - 89%-93%
18 to 21 Reach 84%-89%
Less than 18 Low <84%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into Benedictine College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Benedictine College was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.49 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Benedictine College accepts 93% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Benedictine College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,325 1,119 2,444
Accepted 1,286 983 2,269
Acceptance Rate 97% 88% 93%
Enrolled 274 296 570
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 30% 25%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Benedictine College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Benedictine College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Benedictine College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Benedictine College.

Frequently Asked Questions

29% of students submit their SAT scores to Benedictine College. 79% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

93% of those who apply are granted admission to Benedictine College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1280. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.