Benedict College is a place where “be a power for good in society” is more than a slogan—it characterizes a commitment to quality and continuous improvement of the college and its surrounding community.
Founded in 1870, Benedict College is a private, co-educational liberal arts institution. Benedict College was recently ranked for the third consecutive year one of the top baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly for creating social mobility among low-income students, producing cutting edge scholarship and research. Benedict is recognized for encouraging students to give back to the community which is the heart of the college’s vision and mission.
Benedict College Facts
- Benedict College generates $130 million in total economic impact for its local and regional economies.
- Benedict College over the last 20 years added an average of 312 college graduates to the United States each year
- A Benedict College graduate working full time throughout his or her working life can expect to earn $1.1 million in additional income due to a college credential
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Because of how Benedict contributed to my success in life, my career goal is to become a professor so that I can ensure that forthcoming generations of students become powers for good in our society.
Dr. Antonio Ellis Class of 2004, adjunct professor of educational foundations at the College of Charleston