1 College Drive Bennington, VT 05201 802-440-4312
http://www.bennington.edu admissions@bennington.edu
About Bennington College
  • Year of Foundation 1932
  • Size of Campus 470 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's , Master's, Post-Bachelor's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 612
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 67%, 33%, 95%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 664
Bennington holds a distinguished place among American colleges and universities. It was the first to include the visual and performing arts in a liberal arts education, and it is the only college to require that students spend a term-every year-at work in the world. Rooted in an abiding faith in the talent, imagination, and responsibility of the individual, Bennington invites students to pursue and shape their own intellectual inquiries, and in doing so to discover the interconnection of things
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Bennington campus is a lively place - day or night, weekday or weekend. Although it's easy to get to nearby cities (Boston & New York City), most students stick around campus on the weekends. To keep them busy, the Campus Activity Board (CAB - a studen
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Legal Aliens is an organized community of international students at Bennington College. The group is dedicated to the promotion and celebration of cultural awareness and diversity on campus and has served as a channel for s
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Albany, NY (42)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bennington, VT (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany, NY (42)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 98%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 20
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 60%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (96%), special housing for disabled students (0%), cooperative housing (3%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 19,838
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 30
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Museums Center for Languages and Cultures, Center for Creative Teaching, science center, early childhood center; computer center and media labs, digital arts lab, art gallery; architecture, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture studios, ceramics studio and
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,682
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Jennings Music Library contains scores, librettos, recordings; Bennington College archives contains various archival material; Dance archives contains performance archives; photography collection--teaching portfolios of original photos by prominant photogr
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 26,020
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 31,555
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 12
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 113,125
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 6
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,037
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
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