Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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Bennington College

Bennington College

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
American History (United States)
American Literature (United States)
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chinese Language and Literature
Creative Writing
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Composition
English Language and Literature
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Environmental Design/Architecture
European History
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
Foreign Languages and Literatures
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Keyboard Instruments (Piano, Organ)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance
Music Theory and Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Other English Language and Literature/Letters
Other Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Other Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Spanish Language and Literature
Stringed Instruments (Violin, Guitar, Ukulele, Harp)
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Visual and Performing Arts
Voice and Opera


Major Bachelors Masters
Fashion/Apparel Design

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Design & Visual Communications
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Film/Video & Cinematography
Game Design Programming and Interactive Media Design
Other Communication and Media Studies
Other Communication, Journalism and Related Programs


Major Bachelors Masters
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Child Development

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
International/Global Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Legal Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Pre-Law Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Botany/Plant Biology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Environmental Biology
Evolutionary Biology
Other Zoology/Animal Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Physical Sciences

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
American Government and Politics (United States)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Developmental and Child Psychology
European Studies/Civilization
Gay/Lesbian Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Other Political Science and Government
Other Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Psychology
Social Sciences
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Policy Analysis


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences

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Bennington College Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 83%
Carnegie Class Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in late August/early September and late February/early March.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Internships

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Other: teaching

Class Sizes at Bennington College

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 85%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 0%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 15%
Fewer than 20 Students 85%
50 - 100 Students 0%
20 - 49 Students 15%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 85
  • Asian: 6
  • Unknown and Other: 6
  • Latino: 2
  • African American: 1
Caucasian 85
Asian 6
Unknown and Other 6
Latino 2
African American 1

Faculty at Bennington College

Total Faculty 125
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 9
Full-Time Professors 248
Male Faculty 68
Part-Time Professors 121
Women Faculty 57

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