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Top 10 Reasons to Earn Your MBA at Benedictine College

#1 Top-10 College 

Benedictine College is one of “America’s Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report.  This past Fall we welcomed our largest undergraduate enrollment ever, more than 1,930 students.  Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on a beautifully wooded 120-acre campus.  We pride ourselves on outstanding academics, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging.  “We have seen an explosion of top rankings this year, not just from U.S. News and World Report, but also from the Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College and the Colleges of Distinction guidebook,” (Stephen D. Minnis, President of Benedictine College).

The MBA program has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of America's best online MBAs.

#2 Real-World Results 

We offer much more than just an MBA degree: we help set up internships and full-time jobs. Through our contacts in the business world and our network of over 600 MBA graduates we give you the building blocks for a lifetime of personal and professional success. We produce outstanding executive entrepreneurs, strategists, and leaders in our community.  Earning your MBA from Benedictine will translate into immediate results, giving you a great Return-on-Investment.

#3 Rigorous and Relevant

Here at Benedictine you will acquire the real-world business skills, knowledge and expertise that employers value most. Our MBA program emphasizes global business acumen, innovation, entrepreneurship, and values-based leadership and ethics integrated throughout the courses.

#4 Network Jump Starter

By earning your MBA from Benedictine College you will join an esteemed group of alumni.  Our 600+ MBA graduates are eager to help you land internships during your study; job placement immediately following your graduation and continued professional growth and networking opportunities for a lifetime.

#5 Industry Leaders

The MBA program is driven by a group of dynamic, engaged and industry-leading professors who are great teachers and fantastic mentors.  Their academic and professional experience include MBA’s, JD’s, Ph.D.’s, CPA’s, Entrepreneurs and Founders of Companies, Managers, Directors, VP’s, CEO’s and Authors of numerous articles and books.  Our Faculty are active in industry and seasoned in academia, delivering both relevant instruction and expert experience.

#6 Mission Driven 

Our Mission of Community, Faith and Scholarship is built on Four Pillars: Catholic, Residential, Benedictine and Liberal Arts.  Earning your MBA at Benedictine College gives you the added benefit of living in the midst of a vibrant Catholic community where you will be supported in your studies, professional pursuits, recreation outlets and your spiritual life.   It is by means of this community that we are producing business leaders who will transform the world through their commitment to professional, intellectual, personal and spiritual excellence.

#7 Caring Professors

At Benedictine you are not just a number, you get to know your professors and they get to know you.  Our professors not only teach you the technical business skills and concepts to help you deliver value to your employer; but they also help you network to land your new job or that desired promotion.

#8 Small Classes

With a small group, you will not only get to know your professors but will also get to know and become friends with your fellow MBA classmates.  We have amassed an impressive group of young professionals serious about business and making a difference in the world.  Besides the obvious benefit of studying with engaging, bright and enthusiastic classmates, you will be making invaluable contacts with tomorrow’s Managers, VP’s and CEO’s.

#9 Unmatched Campus

We have a beautiful campus, a friendly community and state-of-the-art facilities. Earning your MBA at Benedictine College affords you the opportunity to enjoy all the amenities of a robust undergraduate community: from athletic events, to the performing arts, to forming lasting friendships with our 1850 undergraduate students, professors and staff.  We are a tight-knit community of faith and scholarship preparing students to lead and transform the world.

#10 Small Town, Big City

Benedictine College is located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, KS.  Atchison offers a great small town feel, with about 11,000 people living and working in the area.  We are just 45 minutes outside of Kansas City, which boasts all the amenities, both cultural and professional, that you would expect to find in a metropolitan area home to 2.4 million people.