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Benedictine College Admission Requirements

Atchison, Kansas

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Chances of getting into Benedictine College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
97%
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 acceptance rate at Benedictine College is 97%.  It ranks #23 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Benedictine College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,408 out of 2,488 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent (SAT 1070/1320 ACT 21/29). Benedictine College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.57. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Benedictine College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Benedictine College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
29%
SAT Scores for Benedictine College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Benedictine College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1200

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Benedictine College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. Benedictine College ranks #1 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Benedictine College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >98%
1195 to 1320 Avg + 97%-98%
1070 to 1195 Avg - 95%-97%
945 to 1070 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 945 Low <92%
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Benedictine College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
79%
ACT Scores for Benedictine College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Benedictine College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Benedictine College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >98%
25 to 29 Avg + 97%-98%
21 to 25 Avg - 95%-97%
17 to 21 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 17 Low <92%
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Benedictine College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.57
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Benedictine College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Benedictine College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Benedictine College was 3.57 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 3.57 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Benedictine College accepts 97% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

71% of Benedictine College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Benedictine College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 71%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Benedictine College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,382 1,106 2,488
Accepted 1,349 1,059 2,408
Acceptance Rate 98% 96% 97%
Enrolled 281 294 575
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 28% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Benedictine College is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Benedictine College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Benedictine College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies 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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154712 IPEDS survey data for Benedictine College.

FAQs

Does Benedictine College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Benedictine College?

97% 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.

What SAT score is required for Benedictine College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1320. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Benedictine College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 29. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.