Checklist for Transfer Students

We Require

  • A completed Transfer Common Application.

  • A short Bennington transfer essay (as part of the Common Application's Bennington Member Page).

  • Two Academic Evaluations from college professors. Invite your recommenders via the Common Application.

  • The Common Application Transfer College Report (PDF).

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended.

  • The Common Application Mid-Term Report (PDF), if you are applying while currently enrolled elsewhere. 

  • Complete high school transcript(s). You may choose to use the Final Report form provided by the Transfer Common Application (recommended for students in their first year of college).

We encourage, but do not require

  • An interview. These are one-on-one conversations with an admissions counselor aimed at helping you better understand your transition to Bennington.

  • Supplementary materials. When we receive your Transfer Common Application, we will email you instructions for accessing your personal application status page, which you can use to upload supplemental materials.


  • Test scores, such as the SAT or ACT


Carter Strong
Carter Strong
Assistant Director of Admissions
Cricket Hill
call call 802-440-4617
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