Study at Bennington CollegeStudents attend Bennington in Bennington, VT, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Bennington degrees go up to the Master's degree.
The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The range of program offerings available from Bennington is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The school is known for its programs in music, art studies, drama and performing arts, and liberal arts.
Bennington is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 580. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 540 and 630.
Bennington maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
There are 723 students at the school .
Full-time students are the norm at Bennington. The school has a residential or campus feel. Bennington offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.
Bennington Programs and Degrees
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|General Category||General Category||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||89||English language and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, French language, social services, Japanese language, Chinese language, Spanish language, . . . |
|Art Studies||37||visual and performing arts|
|Drama and Performing Arts||26||drama, dance, theatre design, playwriting and screenwriting, various performing arts, directing|
|Education and Teaching||13||education, Spanish teaching, French language teaching, early childhood education, teacher ed, social studies teaching, English teaching, music teaching|
|Music||13||music, music theory and composition|
|Science||4||biology, chemistry, physics, biological and physical sciences, ecology|
|Photography and Commercial Art||4||photography, film studies, cinematography|
|Therapy and Counselling||3||psychology|
|Conservation and Resource Management||3||environmental studies, environmental science|
|Fine Arts||0||sculpture, ceramics|
|Computer Science and Engineering||0||computer science, computer and info science|
|Design||0||design and applied arts|
|Architecture and Planning||0||architecture, environmental design|
|Religion and Philosophy||0||philosophy|
|Media||0||animation and special effects, communication studies, communication and journalism, media studies|
|Family and Social Work||0||public policy analysis, child development|
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