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Bennett is a church-affiliated college. It was founded as a coeducational seminary in 1873, gained college status in 1889, and became a senior college for women in 1926. Its 55-acre campus is located in Greensboro.

Website: www.bennett.edu/

Private
534
Undergraduate
Students
(100.0%) 534 Women
(%Not Reported) Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
96% of 3,938 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
380-480 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
465 average
410-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17 average
14-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$32,817
Tuition and Fees
$18,513
Room and Board
$8,114
Average Percent of Need Met
45%
Average Freshman Award
$12,746
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
36
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Greensboro Population
279,639
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
69% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Asian
85.8% Black/African-American
2.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.4% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students
0.9% from 5 countries
First-Year Students Returning
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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