Bennington College is on a 440-acre campus in a small town setting in Bennington, Vermont, not far from Albany and NY. There are many activities and organizations for Bennington College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.
Bennington College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Bennington College has a thriving Student Educational Policies Committee. In fact, more students participate in Student Educational Policies Committee than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Bennington College include Soccer Club, DREAM, FLoW Student Collective and Programming & Activity Council.
Bennington College students' favorite campus events are Sunfest, Midnight Breakfast and Convocation.
Bennington College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Bennington College students live on campus. In 2021, 80% of undergrads at Bennington College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 2% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bennington College. There are 765 spots available in on-campus housing for all 697 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 478 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Bennington College offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Bennington College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bennington College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Bennington College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Bennington College has prevention/awareness program.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Bennington College, take Route 7 to Bennington, VT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Albany International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bennington College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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