Bennett College

#3204 / #894
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Historically black liberal arts college for women in North Carolina, USA

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About Bennett College

According to Wikipedia, Bennett College is a private historically black liberal arts college for women in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was founded in 1873 as a normal school to educate freedmen and train both men and women as teachers. Originally coed, in 1926 it became a four-year women's college. It is one of two historically black colleges that enroll only women, the other being Spelman College.

Bennett College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
2,021 73% 29%

How Much Does Bennett College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$18,550

How Much Do Bennett College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Bennett College, then you can expect to earn an average of $32,700 per year.

Bennett College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
290 290

Where is Bennett College?

Bennett College is located at 900 E Washington St, Greensboro NC 27401-3239

What Is Bennett College Known For?

Bennett College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Bennett College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Bennett College's Most Influential Alumni?

Bennett College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Sociology, and Anthropology. Here are some of Bennett College's most famous alumni:

Jacquelyn Grant
An American feminist.
Carolyn R. Payton
A Director of the United States Peace Corps.
Beverly Buchanan
Beverly Buchanan
An American visual artist.
Monica Conyers
An American politician.
Dorothy Lavinia Brown
An African-American surgeon, teacher and politician.
Maidie Norman
Maidie Norman
An Actress, drama teacher .
Frances Jones Bonner
Frances Jones Bonner
An American psychoanalyst.
Linda Beatrice Brown
An American writer.
Laura Mitchell
An American academic administrator.
Hattie Carwell
An African American physicist.
Sara Lou Harris Carter
An Educator, entertainer, model, humanitarian.
Belinda J. Foster
An American lawyer.

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