Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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Bennington College

Bennington College

Bennington College Student Essentials

Bennington College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: The Pioneer
Website: www.bennington.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 44,220
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 44,220
Retention Rate: 83%
Enrollment: 873
Year Established: 1932

About Bennington College

A leader in innovative education, Bennington College is one of the Northeast’s most respected small, progressive liberal arts colleges. At Benington, students may study such varied subjects as Architecture, Conflict Resolution, Environmental Studies, Literature, Playwriting, Sculpture, Social Justice and Teaching.

Unique to Bennington is the integrative method, in which students use different areas of study to examine different themes or questions. At the graduate level Bennington offers some of the country’s most respected master’s programs, including a low-residency MFA in Creative Writing.

Since Bennington is regarded as one of the region’s more reputable schools, lectures, readings and performances by highly regarded authors and scholars are regularly conducted on campus. Other student life offerings include student concerts, dance performances and plays as well as recreational and outdoor activities.

Bennington’s admissions are determined based on various factors including grades, teacher recommendations, a personal statement, a writing sample and extracurricular activities. Submission of SAT scores is optional.

Eligible Bennington students may receive financial aid through grants, loans, work-study or scholarships.

Bennington College Map & Location

Bennington College
One College Drive
Bennington, VT 05201


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Getting Around Bennington College

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Bennington, VT

Winter
Dec
34
15
Jan
29
7
Feb
33
11
Spring
Mar
41
19
Apr
54
31
May
66
41
Summer
Jun
75
50
Jul
79
54
Aug
78
52
Fall
Sep
70
43
Oct
58
33
Nov
46
26

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 704
Freshman Class 176
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 873

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 86%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 4%
African American 2%
Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 64%
Men 36%
International 7%
Domestic 93%

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Bennington College

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