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Bennett College

Greensboro, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance RateN.A.
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Bennett Academics

Bennett College requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Bennett, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Bennett accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Bennett has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 32% of students who start college at Bennett finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Bennett offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Bennett may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Bennett?

Bennett has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Bennett directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Bennett

When choosing a major, Bennett students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bennett.

Student Designed Majors

Bennett allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Bennett does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Bennett

Bennett offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Bennett College


Does Bennett Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Bennett does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Bennett Have An Online Program?

✅ Bennett has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Bennett Give AP Credit?

✅ Bennett offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Bennett Have An Honors Program?

✅ Bennett offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Bennett Require Internships?

❌ Bennett studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Bennett College


Bennett College Library

The main library on campus is the Holgate Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Bennett

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Bennett offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Bennett have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Bennett has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Bennett include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Bennett Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

232

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,692

Out-of-State

$17,692

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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