|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||15%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||683 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bennington College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,236 applications and 741 students were granted admission. Bennington College is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bennington College's tuition was $49,440 for all students regardless of residency (84.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 85% of Bennington College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 18% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,513 (which is 2.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bennington College in 2016-2017, was 108, which is 50% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,785 (which is 18.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bennington College has enrolled a total of 805 students (776 students full-time and 29 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 805 students, 10 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 711 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 94 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 79 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 14%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Two or more races: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bennington 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|
|Visual And Performing Arts||22%||78|
|English Language And Literature/letters||15%||55|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||7%||26|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||10|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||8|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||8|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||2%||6|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||2%||6|
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 Bennington College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Bennington College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,700. Last year, out of the total 711 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 654 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 833 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 733 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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