Bennington College

Bennington, VT, USA
4.69 Average Rating

Bennington College is a private liberal arts institution located in the rural town of Bennington, Vermont. It is a nonsectarian institution with a “selective” admissions process. All students must complete an annual 7-week internship through the Field Work Term. Favored areas of study include drama, literature, and visual arts.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
4%
Out of State Students
78%
0
100
57%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
851
Total Number of Undergrads
775
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
56%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
67%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$32,667
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$53,860
Out-of-State Tuition
$53,860
0
100
88%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$35,753
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
35%
65%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Boston
Los Angeles
Albany
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,500
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What Students Are Saying

4.69 Average Rating
bennington college is a place where intellectual development is highly and constantly encouraged. students are challenged using innovative ideas. the community is welcoming and close-knit.
Brianna from New York, NY
Bennington College is super safe. The workload is difficult, but worthwhile. You design your education.
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