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Bennington College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$57,990 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,070 tuition
$12,770 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,150 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$57,990 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,070 tuition
$12,770 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,150 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$23,592 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($5,635 avg)
7% get state aid ($859 avg)
95% get institn'l aid ($23,592 avg)
65% get loans ($6,173 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.61% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.61% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $24,833 95%
Federal Grant Aid $5,635 20%
Pell Grants $3,825 20%
Other Federal Grants $3,800 9%
Institution Grant Aid $23,592 95%
State Grant Aid $859 7%
Student Loans $6,173 65%
Federal Loans $5,159 62%
Other Loans $9,498 8%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: February 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: June 1
Does Bennington College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One College Drive
Bennington, VT 05201-6003
(802) 442-5401
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,440
Out of State $1,440


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • A high school senior from northern VT
  • Aug-28-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The tuition/fees and room/board costs of Bennington College are expensive; however, I think it is probably worth it. The academics, the resources, the guidance offered to students through the advisors, and the campus (very beautiful, by the way!) exceed many colleges. Additionally, the on-campus living situation at Bennington College is very nice: there are nice co-ed houses that house about 20-30 students each. Most freshmen and sophomores have either one or two roommates that they share their bedroom with, but most upperclassmen have their own room. In these houses, there are two small kitchens, several bathrooms, and a common area.

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