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Bennett College for Women
  • 4 Year
  • GREENSBORO, NC

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade C
  4. Campus
    grade D
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade D+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Bennett is a private, Christian college located in Greensboro, North Carolina. As a historically black college, Bennett has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 302 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bennett acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Biology, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 63% of students, Bennett alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $20,900.

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900 E WASHINGTON ST
GREENSBORO, NC 27401
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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Bennett Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
800-1000
ACT Range
14-20
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$10,267 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,496 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 33 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
302 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
80%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • It takes Belle to do it well.
    58%
  • A Bennett Belle is an educated black woman.
    33%
  • Imperfect
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 31 responses
Poll
52%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Sisterhood
    50%
  • You grow through the struggle
    31%
  • Like molting feathers
    13%
  • Finding your purpose
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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