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Bennington College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$14,520/ year
Poll
100%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.11 responses
Poll
90%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.20 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,650/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • The Dining Hall
    47%
  • The Student Center
    40%
  • Dining hall has much more options, and it's wonder
    7%
  • Ordering takeout
    7%
67%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.12 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 12 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    42%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    42%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    8%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    8%

Safety

Safety
A-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
95%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.19 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 12 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    17%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    67%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    17%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 18 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    50%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    50%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    0%
  • Not very visible.
    0%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Women's Varsity Sports
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 20 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    0%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    5%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    5%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    90%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
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Party Scene

Party Scene
C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
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Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 7 responses
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  • Kilpatrick Party
    71%
  • Dressed to Get Laid!!
    29%
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