Bennington College

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About Bennington College

According to Wikipedia, Bennington College is a private liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. Founded in 1932 as a women's college, it became co-educational in 1969. It claims to be the first college to include visual and performing arts as an equal partner in the liberal arts curriculum. It is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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Bennington College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
1,38260%71%

How Much Does Bennington College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$59,638
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$23,511
30K - 48K$22,730
48K - 75K$26,022
75K - 110K$27,823
110K+$40,690

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Bennington College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Bennington College, then you can expect to earn an average of $38,400 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Bennington College's Demographics

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

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
865732133

Where is Bennington College?

Bennington College is located at One College Drive, Bennington VT 05201-6003

How Safe is Bennington College?

Bennington has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Bennington College Known For?

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

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Who Are Bennington College's Most Influential Alumni?

Bennington College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Literature, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Bennington College's most famous alumni:

Michael Pollan
Michael Pollan
An American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism.
Andrea Dworkin
Andrea Dworkin
An American feminist writer.
Bret Easton Ellis
Bret Easton Ellis
An American novelist.
Hildegard Peplau
An American nurse and nursing theorist.
Helen Frankenthaler
Helen Frankenthaler
An American painter.
Anne Waldman
Anne Waldman
An American poet .
Joan Hinton
Joan Hinton
An American physicist.
Jonathan Lethem
Jonathan Lethem
An American novelist, essayist, short story writer, Roy E. Disney Chair in Creative Writing, Pomona College.
Donna Tartt
An American writer.
Sally Mann
Sally Mann
An American photographer.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager
Sheila Miyoshi Jager
An American historian.
Kiran Desai
Kiran Desai
An Indian author.

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