Bennett College for Women

Also known as Bennett College / Bennett

900 E Washington St, Greensboro, NC

Campus image of Bennett College for Women

Bennett College for Women is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Greensboro, NC. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. The low student to teacher ratio and access to faculty is due primarily to the small student body, nearly 800 students, maintained by Bennett College for Women.

A list of some of the programs offered are:

  • Journalism
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Business Administration

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. Bennett College for Women accepts about 60 percent of students applying yearly. Of those accepted, about 18 percent of students enrolled. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $18,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's tuition calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is about $4,100. Students attending Bennett College for Women may be eligible for aid which is usually grants and loans.

Students who would like to see more about Bennett College for Women may take a look at their website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants Bennett College / Bennett accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Bennett College for Women is around 580 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $17,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $650-$780 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$8,848
Receiving Student Loans95%$7,453
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Bennett College for Women may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Bennett College for Women is around 44%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years25%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1992)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Bennett College for Women by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

    Computer and Information Sciences


    English Language and Literature

    Interdisciplinary Studies

      Mathematics and Statistics

      Physical Sciences


      Public Administration and Social Services

      Social Sciences

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      Data Disclaimer

      Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Bennett College for Women for official up-to-date information.

      Contact Information

      General Contact

      Admissions Office

      Financial Aid Office

      School Map