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Bennington College

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Campus Life and Facilities

Bennington Students Say...

Life at Bennington “centers around work,” which is fine with students since “it’s work we really enjoy.” Located in an “absolutely, positively stunning” and “very cozy” campus in the small town of Bennington, Vermont, students spend a lot of time on school grounds. The “unique housing” where students “live in houses instead of dorms” builds a “stro... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

One College Drive

Bennington, VT 05201

United States

Phone: 802-440-4312

Fax: 802-440-4320


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 90
Fire Safety Rating: 93
Green Rating: 84
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 440.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.bennington.edu/CampusLife/StudentServic...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 99.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:37
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Political Discussion Groups
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:0
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:0
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Psychological Services offers support and referrals. There is also a student organization called “Women Here and Mobilized” that has programming throughout the year.
Minority Support Groups: No
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Athletic Division:5
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 14
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 8.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: No
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: No
Description: We do not have any special agreements with hardware vendors, but Apple and Dell offer higher ed discounts.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Center for the Advancement of Public Action; observatory; student garden and greenhouse; labs for chemistry, physics, and microbiology; digital arts lab; art gallery; architecture, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture studios; ceramics studio and kilns; photography darkrooms; film and video editing studio; fully equipped professional theaters; dance studios and archives; scripts library; costume shop; electronic music and sound recording studios; music practice rooms and music library; fitness center; student center with cafe and bar; greenhouse; and 440 acres of forest, ponds, wetlands, and fields for recreation and scientific study.
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