Benedictine College at a Glance

Students (September 2016)Freshman Profile (September 2016)
Full-Time Undergraduates1,910Full-time First-year Students (Freshmen) (Total)510
On-Campus Residents84%Average ACT25
States Represented49Average GPA3.5
Men48%Mid-range ACT22-28


  • Named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, The Newman Guide, and First Things magazine.
  • 49 undergraduate majors and 3 graduate programs.
  • We offer a unique cultural experience by sending students to study at our Florence, Italy campus and our Dublin, Ireland campus.
  • Student may also study abroad in 50 other countries.

Faith Life

Student Life

  • Nearly 85 percent of students live on campus.
  • Students represent 49 states and 14 foreign countries.
  • There are more than 50 clubs, organizations and volunteer opportunites.


Career & Professional Development

  • Nobel Peace Prize Winner, the late Wangari Maathai, graduated from Mount St. Scholastica College in 1964.
  • Our Student Success Center provides students with academic and professional support.

Stephen D. Minnis
President of Benedictine College

Dr. Kimberly Shankman
Academic Dean of the College

Ronald Olinger
Chief Financial Officer