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Bennington College
Bennington, VT
LOCATION AND SETTING
Bennington Population 15,737
Nearest Metropolitan Area Albany, NY
Environment Large town
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  
Nearest Airport 50 mile(s) from campus in Albany, N.Y.
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 dorms
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 97% 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 3%
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
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences  
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School Colors  
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports basketball, fencing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Men's Club Sports basketball, fencing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports archery, 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 Organizations dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student newspaper, student film society
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Fraternities  
ROTC