Benedictine College (154712)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,920
3.42% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$30,067
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.857%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
98.8%
2,895 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,362
91.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
67.6%
349 Graduates

About

Benedictine College (154712) is a higher education institution located in Atchison County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Benedictine College (154712) were Theological Studies (48 degrees awarded), General Finance (38 degrees), and Registered Nursing (31 degrees).

In 2022, 545 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Benedictine College (154712). 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (431 degrees), 8.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Benedictine College (154712) is $32,920, which is $4,590 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Benedictine College (154712) is $32,920, which is $4,590 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,067.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Benedictine College (154712) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,920
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Benedictine College (154712) was $32,920. The cost of tuition at Benedictine College (154712) is $4,590 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$30,067
2022 Value
7.59%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Benedictine College (154712) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,067. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Benedictine College (154712) grew by 7.59%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,575
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Benedictine College (154712) was of $10,575 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 14.1% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Benedictine College (154712) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.857%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Benedictine College (154712) was 0.857%, which represents 4 out of the 467 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Benedictine College (154712) received 2,895 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.12% annual growth. Out of those 2,895 applicants, 2,861 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,362 students enrolled at Benedictine College (154712) in 2022. 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Benedictine College (154712) has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,861
Accepted Out of 2,895

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Benedictine College (154712) was 98.8% (2,861 admissions from 2,895 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 98.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.12%, while admissions grew by 6.48%..

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SAT Scores

19%
Submission Percentage (2022)
111
Scores Submitted (2022)

19% of enrolled first-time students at Benedictine College (154712) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Benedictine College (154712) had a total enrollment of 2,362 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Benedictine College (154712) is 2,168 students and the part-time enrollment is 194. This means that 91.8% of students enrolled at Benedictine College (154712) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Benedictine College (154712), both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.2% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Black or African American, 3.01% Two or More Races, 1.65% Asian, 0.254% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Benedictine College (154712) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (35.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.5%), followed by White Female (18.2%) and Black or African American Male (6.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Benedictine College (154712) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,362 students. The full-time enrollment at Benedictine College (154712) is 2,168 and the part-time enrollment is 194. This means that 91.8% of students enrolled at Benedictine College (154712) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Benedictine College (154712) was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Benedictine College (154712) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,823 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    260 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    71 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Benedictine College (154712) is 77.2% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Black or African American, 3.01% Two or More Races, 1.65% Asian, 0.254% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 64 students (2.71%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 61 more women than men received degrees from Benedictine College (154712). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Benedictine College (154712) is white (431 degrees awarded). There were 8.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Benedictine College (154712) is Theological Studies (48 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (38 degrees) and Registered Nursing (31 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Benedictine College (154712), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (60 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Benedictine College (154712) are Other managers (142,359 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (140,550 people), Postsecondary teachers (136,756 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (123,107 people), and Clergy (121,132 people).

The most specialized majors at Benedictine College (154712) in 2022 are Theology (60 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Benedictine College (154712) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Benedictine College (154712) are Theology (60 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Benedictine College (154712) are Elementary & secondary schools (310,496 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (277,473 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (165,519 people), Religious organizations (136,328 people), and Computer Systems Design (114,939 people).

The most specialized majors at Benedictine College (154712) are Theology (60 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Benedictine College (154712).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 48 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Benedictine College (154712) was Theological Studies with 48 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

242
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
303
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 242 degrees were awarded to men at Benedictine College (154712), which is 0.799 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (303).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Benedictine College (154712) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.43 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Benedictine College (154712) in Theological Studies, which is 2.2 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 52% of students graduating from Benedictine College (154712) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Benedictine College (154712) is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.58% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    431 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Benedictine College (154712) is white (431 degrees awarded). There were 8.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

4.77% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    244 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Benedictine College (154712) is white female (244 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (187 degrees).

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Operations

Benedictine College (154712) has an endowment valued at nearly $42M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.4%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Benedictine College (154712) had a total salary expenditure of 63.6M. Benedictine College (154712) employs 56 Assistant professors, 42 Associate professors and 27 Professors. Most academics at Benedictine College (154712) are Male Assistant professor (34), Male Associate professor (30), and Female Assistant professor (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Benedictine College (154712) are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 41 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 27 employees, and Service with 26 employees.

Endowment

$42M
2022 Endowment
6.53%
decline from 2021

Benedictine College (154712) has an endowment valued at about $42M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Benedictine College (154712) declined 6.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.29M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$19M
2022 Salaries
3.85%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Benedictine College (154712) paid a median of $19M in salaries, which represents 29.9% of their overall expenditure ($63.6M) and a 3.85% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.16M
Instructional Salaries
132
Number of Employees

In 2022, Benedictine College (154712) paid a total of $9.16M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Benedictine College (154712) were Assistant professor with 56 employees, Associate professor with 42 employees, and Professor with 27 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Benedictine College (154712) were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 27 employees, and Service with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Benedictine College (154712) was Male Assistant professor with 34 employees, Male Associate professor with 30 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Benedictine College (154712).

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