Benedictine College Admission RequirementsAtchison, Kansas
Chances of getting into Benedictine College
|Applicant Competition||Very 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
Applicants Submitting SAT29%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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.
|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%|
Benedictine College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT79%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.49*
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||30%||25%|
What are the requirements for admission to Benedictine College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
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.