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Bennington College

Bennington, VT

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LOCATION AND SETTING

Bennington Population15,737
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
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 97% of all students
Housing RequirementsStudents required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
3%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
 

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
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 Organizationsdance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student newspaper, student film society
Sororities 
Fraternities 
ROTC 
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.16 3.88 520 560 29
Low 1.30 3.50 520 560 28
High 3.90 4.55 520 560 30
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