Bennington College


Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award at least half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

One College Drive, Bennington, VT, 05201-6003

(802) 442-5401

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students

Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $44,220 $42,800 $41,350
In State $44,220 $42,800 $41,350
Out of State $44,220 $42,800 $41,350
Books and Supplies $1,000 $900 $800
On Campus      
Room and Board $12,770 $12,160 $11,550
Other Expenses $2,550 $2,450 $2,350
Off Campus      
Room and Board $12,160 - -
Other Expenses $2,550 - -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $2,550 - -

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
20.0% $5,635
State/Local Grant
7.0% $859
Institutional Grants
95.0% $23,592
Loans 65.0% $6,173
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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