Groundbreakers start here
Bennington is a place where people come to do what has never been done before. They invented modern dance, founded abstract expressionism, and led the feminist movement. They are pioneering augmented reality, working toward cures, and standing up for the environment. There’s a reason our graduates go further, faster. It’s called the Bennington Plan.
Year after year Bennington is recognized by The Princeton Review for campus beauty—inside and out—from its student houses to its 440 acres of sweeping views. And Architectural Digest included Bennington on its list of the country’s “Top 10 Campuses with Best Architecture.”Explore Our Campus
Best Classroom Experience
Bennington's superlative qualities— its expansive course topics, great faculty interactions, and superior learning spaces—come together to create a fantastic classroom experience. Bennington ranked #9 nationwide for Best Classroom Experience by The Princeton Review 2024.Read more
Merit scholarships, need-based scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study allocations make Bennington affordable to students from a wide range of socioeconomic situations. In fact, the 2023 New York Times College-Access Index ranked Bennington #19 among liberal arts colleges nationwide for economic diversity among students.Learn more