Benedictine College

A Catholic, Benedictine, residential liberal arts college in Atchison, Kansas, sponsored by the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey and the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News World Report, The Newman Guide, and Colleges of Distinction Guidebook.

Benedictine College
Benedictine College (photo: Register Files)

1020 N. Second St.
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-5340

Enrollment: 1,980

Benedictine College Website

The Institution:

  • President's Oath
  • Catholic Board
  • Catholic Faculty
  • Mandatum Required
  • Theologians' Oath

Campus Culture:

  • Mass and Confession
  • Speakers Vetted
  • Unobjectionable Clubs
  • No Coed Dorms
  • Health Services Okay

School’s Comments:

Institution: Benedictine College is a mission-driven school launching a new generation of Catholic leaders. Since 2012, Benedictine College has built five new academic buildings, including a 100,000-square-foot science and engineering building, five new residence halls, four new chapels, a student recreation center and an observatory, as well as renovated every sports facility and added architecture, graphic design, banking, Great Books, STEM Fellows and honors programs.

The Collegium

The Collegium is an independent institution of higher learning that pledges full fidelity to the unchanging Magisterium of the Catholic Church. Faculty and staff are practicing Catholics who are fully supportive of the Collegium’s mission and have signed the Oath Against Modernism.

Holy Spirit College

Holy Spirit seeks to educate and to form students who, as leaders in professional and civic life, will live by the highest intellectual and ethical standards. In service of this goal, Holy Spirit endeavors to create an environment in which integrated learning is a shared responsibility. Shared responsibility for the life and governance of the College should lead all its members to make the best of their own talents, to work together, to be sensitive to one another, to serve others, and to seek justice within and beyond the Holy Spirit community.