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Bennington College (Bennington)

One College Drive, Bennington, VT

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Bennington College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Bennington, Vermont, which is a predominantly rural area. The school's smaller size in terms of enrollment, around 800 students, offers students a more hands on education due to the size of the class and ease of access to professors.

Students can pick from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • English Language And Literature
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Foreign Languages And Literature

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the school. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at Bennington College, with 26 percent of those admitted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at bennington.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $47,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their cost of attending this school. Housing is available for students and costs around $7,200 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements.

Students should take a look at the school's http://www.bennington.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Bennington College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Bennington College is around 800 students. The student body is made up of 88% undergraduate students and 27% graduate students.

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

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $48,000-$57,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $2,000 to $2,400 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 Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$34,989
Receiving Student Loans54%$6,384
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Bennington College may offer services including:

  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Bennington College is approximately 67%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years58%
Graduating in 5 Years8%
Graduating in 6 Years0.5%
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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 Bennington College 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,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

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 Bennington College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
63.06%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
97%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$30,773