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Bennington College Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.10 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.9 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.9 responses
Most Popular Majors
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.12 responses
- of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.19 responses
After Bennington College
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.7 responses
Bennington College Reviews
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Because Bennington is such a small liberal arts school in Vermont, the residential life is very secluded and tight-knit. All the housing is within one central community which then allows for us as students to become closer with one another. Additionally, our housing is very unique! We have "colonial houses" that consists of about 36-40 people per house with 2 house chairs. Each house has it's own personality as well as family-like relationship. Also, everyone lives on campus with freshman and sophomores living in doubles or triples and juniors and seniors living in singles (unless a person requests a medical single due to disability).
Bennington College is a magical place, the classes are some the best in the world. You get to work with living and working professional artists, scientists, writers, etc. However, the niche of the community is small, it attracts one type of cigarette-smoking, self-impressed, ragged-clothing-wearing, "artists." There is no sense of student life, no school spirit or community.
We aren't voted #1 for campus housing on Princeton Review for nothing! 1st and 2nd street consist of beautiful colonial houses that house around 30-40 people. 3rd street consists of more modern houses with a more dorm-y feel but they are equally as beautiful. It's really a tight-knit community living environment and you get to assimilate with people of every grade, gender, and part of the world.