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COLLEGE PROFILE

Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$62,520
Tuition and Fees
$45,680
Room and Board
$13,190
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 1
Final deadline February 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 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants154 (78.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need118 (76.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid118 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met22 (18.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Award$36,238
Need-Based Gift
Received by 117 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,396
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 95 (80.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,113
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 19 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift66 (33.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,368
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants522 (76.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need442 (64.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid438 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met52 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met80%
Average Award$35,822
Need-Based Gift
Received by 434 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,716
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 394 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,987
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 33 (7.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift178 (26.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,121
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$25,716
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
488
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
9
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
$2,300
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.60 3.86 633 639 646 27
Low 3.06 3.16 450 490 430 23
High 4.00 4.85 700 760 790 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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