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COLLEGE PROFILE

Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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LOCATION AND SETTING

Bennington Population9,168
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAlbany, NY
EnvironmentLarge town
Campus Size440 acres
Weather
Temperature7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain155 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map
Nearest Airport50 mile(s) from campus in Albany, N.Y.
Nearest Bus Station5 mile(s) from campus in Bennington
Nearest Train Station50 mile(s) from campus in Albany, N.Y.

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing99% of freshmen, 95% of all students
Housing RequirementsStudents required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
5%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Not available
Otherprevention/awareness program

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareNot offered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences 
Mascot 
School Colors 
 
Women's Club Sportsbasketball, fencing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Men's Club Sportsbasketball, fencing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsarchery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country running, equestrian sports, golf, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
Sororities30% of women participate
Fraternities25% of men participate
ROTC 
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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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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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