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Bennington College Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Bennington, VT

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Acting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Costume Design
  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • General Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Painting
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Robotics Technology/Technician
  • Sculpture
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, English, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Not required

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 56% of classes
20-29 students: 8% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Dance
  • Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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