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Location and Setting


Bennington Population
15,737
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Albany, NY
Campus Size
440 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Bennington
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Albany, N.Y.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
98% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
2%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
prevention/awareness program

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, equestrian sports, golf, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, program activity council, bennington free press, student endowment for the arts, silo: student journal of arts and letters, the purple carrot farm
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

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