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Bennington College

Bennington, VT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%
Acceptance Rate60%

Bennington College Student Life

Bennington College is on a 440-acre campus in the small town setting of Bennington, Vermont, not far from Albany and NY.

Bennington College Student Activities

Bennington College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Bennington College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Bennington College has the Student Educational Policies Committee. In fact, more students participate in the 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.

Does Bennington College Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Bennington College.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 80%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 765
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 478
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 2%

Bennington College offers housing for students. 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 2022, 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 2021-2022 school year, 478 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.

Bennington College Athletics

Bennington College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Bennington College Safe?

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.

Plan a Visit to Bennington College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Bennington College, take Route 7 to Bennington, VT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Albany International airport.

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Bennington College Campus Services

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