Bennett College
Greensboro, NC 27401-3239


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 474
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 484 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Bennett College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,488 applications and 1,451 students were granted admission. Bennett College is at the #96 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Bennett College's tuition was $15,964 for all students regardless of residency (40.4% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Bennett College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 83% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,600 (which is 4.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bennett College in 2016-2017, was 132, which is 84% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,877 (which is 16.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Bennett College has enrolled a total of 474 students (390 students full-time and 84 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 474 students, 8 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 1% men and 99% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 84%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 0%

White: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bennett College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 15% 34
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 11% 26
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 10% 24
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 7% 16
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 16
Psychology 6% 14
Social Sciences 5% 12
Mathematics And Statistics 3% 6
Education 2% 4
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bennett College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Bennett College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,200. Last year, out of the total 214 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 214 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 191 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 191 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,200 $28,900
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 214 191

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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1.2 mile away
Guilford College
6.3 mile away
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13.2 mile away
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13.7 mile away
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