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Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$63,960
Tuition and Fees
$46,658
Room and Board
$13,652
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,650
Payment PlansInstallment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 15
Final deadline March 15
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003682
Free
Institution's own form 
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants118 (84.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need96 (81.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid96 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met18 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Award$37,365
Need-Based Gift
Received by 96 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,534
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 75 (78.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,904
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 15 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift33 (23.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,122
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants461 (75.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need382 (62.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid382 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met48 (12.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met81%
Average Award$37,681
Need-Based Gift
Received by 382 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,556
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 333 (87.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,878
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 36 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift170 (27.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,486
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$26,518
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans' Children, Veterans, Children of Educators
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.45 3.63 616 636 656 28
Low 2.80 3.00 520 570 580 25
High 3.97 4.05 690 710 790 30
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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