Bennington College

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General Information

Admission Office

One College Drive

Bennington, VT 05201-6003

(802) 440-4312

(800) 833-6845

Fax: (802) 440-4320

[email protected]

Contact: Ken Himmelman

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

One College Drive

Bennington, VT 05201-6003

(802) 442-5401

Total undergrads: 618

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 190

Degree-seeking undergrads: 618

Graduate enrollment: 141


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 89%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Gay/Lesbian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B
Directing/Theatrical Production B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Jazz Studies B
Multimedia B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musicology/Ethnomusicology B
Painting B
Photography B
Playwriting/Screenwriting B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Stringed Instruments B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Botany B
Cellular/Molecular Biology B
Ecology B
Environmental Biology B
Evolutionary Biology B
Zoology B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Germanic Languages B
Italian B
Japanese B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Premedicine B


American History (U.S.) B
European History B
History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B


Psychology – General B
Social Psychology B

Social Sciences

American Government/Politics B
Anthropology B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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