50-50 Profile: Bennington College

Bennington College campus

Bennington College-Private

Bennington, Vermont
805 (711 undergraduates)
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2016-17 Accepted: 60%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 65%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 69%
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FINANCES

2016-17 Total Expenses: $70,760
Average Net Price 15-16: $37,087
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 7%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT RW: 710
SAT Math: 680
ACT: 31
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Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: not reported (Big Future)
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: not reported (Big Future)
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 84% (College Data)
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 23.3% (College Data)
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $10,285 (College Data)

Class Schedule: No
Shows Class Capacity: No
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Athletics

No varsity athletics

Reasons to consider Bennington College:

Bennington Plan Process-self-designed education
Field Work Term
Test Optional
Robert Frost Stone House Museum
Center for the Advancement of Public Action

 

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