Benedictine College & Rankings

Benedictine College is a Catholic, residential, liberal arts college located in Atchison, Kansas, USA.

The College offers a wide range of majors such as Accounting, Liberal Studies, Art, Mass Communications, Astronomy, Mathematics, Athletic Training, Music, Biochemistry, Music Education, Biology, Natural Science, Business Administration, Philosophy, Chemistry, Physical Education, Computer Science, Physics & Engineering, Criminology, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, and more.

The Accounting major prepares students for careers as Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified Management Accountants (CMA) or as accountants in corporate business settings.

Benedictine College is accredited as a degree-granting institution of higher education by: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; National Association of Schools of Music; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Athletic Training (JRC-AT).

The Benedictine Education Department was nationally recognized by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.


- Benedictine College is ranked 52nd in the top tier of Regional Universities (Midwest) in the 2011 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News.

- For the second year in a row, the college is listed as a top tier institution in the Midwest Master’s category in the US News 2009 edition of the annual college issue.

- Named one of the top 20 Catholic colleges in America by The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College: What to Look for and Where to Find It.

- Named a best buy in faithfulness and affordability by the Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education.

* For the university in Illinois please see: Benedictine University Profile