Benedictine College

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Learn how our mission launches students who are transforming the world through intellectual, personal, and spiritual greatness.

  • Telescopes in Daglen Observatory

    View Eclipse at Observatory on Campus

    Daglen Observatory will be open for public eclipse viewing today, April 8, from 12:30-3:15 p.m. There will be multiple telescopes fitted with solar filters available, and free eclipse glasses while supplies last.

    Learn More about the Viewing

  • Commencement


    Commencement exercises for the Class of 2024 take place on Saturday, May 11, in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium on campus.

    About Commencement

  • Students sitting in Raven Memorial Park

    Campus Visits

    A day visit to our campus in Atchison, Kansas, is a great way to get to know Benedictine College. Campus visits are one of the top ways to find out if a college is right for you.

    Visit our Campus

  • The Dining Hall with Elizabeth Hall in the background

    Virtual Campus Tours

    While nothing compares to an in-person campus visit on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, our virtual tours are a quick way to see the highlights of life at Benedictine College!

    See virtual campus tours

Benedictine College is pleased to be a sponsor of the National Eucharistic Congress, coming next July to Indianapolis, and we are excited to host a major stop along the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage headed to the event. Learn More

National Eucharistic Congress

Over 50 Majors, Pre-professional Programs and Master’s Degrees

Undecided? Take our quiz and identify possible majors based on your strengths, interests and aptitude.

A watercolor of the planned new library at Benedictine College

The new, classically designed library will honor the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Founding Principles of American Liberty.

News & Events

A Newman Guide Catholic College

The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, which recommends the best Catholic colleges based on excellence in faithful Catholic education, has recommended Benedictine College every year since it began publication.

Newman Guide Recommended College