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Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$66,770
Tuition and Fees
$48,220
Room and Board
$14,200
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$3,350
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 January 15
Final deadline February 15
Award NotificationOn or about March 26
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 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants155 (80.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need155 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid155 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met5 (3.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met77%
Average Award$45,704
Need-Based Gift
Received by 155 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,079
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 95 (61.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,954
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 152 (98.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift32 (16.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,283
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants448 (71.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need448 (71.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid448 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met44 (9.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met58%
Average Award$42,405
Need-Based Gift
Received by 448 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,475
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 339 (75.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,270
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 408 (91.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift142 (22.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,181
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$26,073
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 Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership 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 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.57 3.74 627 598 618 30
Low 3.09 3.49 500 450 490 28
High 4.00 3.97 760 720 700 33
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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