Admissions and Aid at Bennington College

Admissions and Financial Aid

Temporary Campus Closure

The Admissions Office will be closed to visitors until further notice. 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with Vermont state guidance on public health, Bennington College is closed to visitors and our Admissions staff are working from home. We have made this decision with the top priority of the health and wellbeing of our campus community in mind. Learn more about Bennington’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and COVID-19 Admissions FAQs for admitted students and future applicants. 

Your Application, Your Bennington

We welcome applications for our undergraduate and graduate programs from students around the world, building on our commitment to diversity in all senses of the word, a competitive financial aid program, and a tradition of innovative approaches to education.

Financing Your Education

With an average financial aid package of more than half the tuition price, we are committed to putting a Bennington education within reach. When you apply for financial aid, we will work closely with you and your family to explore and explain ways to meet your individual needs.

Answers Straight from the Source

Questions along the way? Feel free to contact our Admissions counselors!

Want to talk directly to current students? Email an intern or post a question on our Tumblr feed. Browsing through other students' questions is a great way to learn more about all aspects of life on campus. 

Students hail from 30 states and 24 countries

21% are domestic students of color

19% have international citizenship