Visit Bennington College


One of the best ways to learn about Bennington is to visit! See below for opportunities to visit in-person or virtually.

Connect with Bennington Students

The best way to learn more about the Bennington experience is from our students.  Hear about their Bennington educational journey firsthand and ask questions about campus housing, classes, food in our dining halls, Field Work Terms (FWT), making friends, and community.

Join admissions interns on weekdays throughout the term for a student-led virtual tour or a virtual conversation. All questions welcome!

Self-Guided Car Campus Tour

The Admissions Office is offering limited self-guided car campus tours to prospective students and their families seven days a week between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. Guests must remain in their cars at all times during their visit and are not allowed entry into any buildings when visiting the campus. 

Travel to and from Vermont requires quarantine. The only exceptions are essential travel and travel by people who are fully vaccinated. Vermont also has a mask mandate in effect.

Explore our Campus Virtually

Interested in exploring the campus on your own from the comfort of your home? Feel free to explore Bennington through our virtual tour.

Upcoming Events

Follow Us

We already have some great ways to explore Bennington online (and more is coming soon!). Connect with other prospective students on ZeeMee; browse our YouTube playlists of student work, campus events, and faculty interviews; follow daily life with @atbennington and @benningtonstudents on Instagram. 

Get In Touch

We might not be on campus, but we're still here for you! Find your admissions counselor and get in touch with us—we'd love to hear from you. 

Coming to campus? Here's some info to help you prepare for your upcoming visit:

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I spent a weekend in Bennington, Vermont, recently as my son is now a freshman at Bennington College. I expected it to be charming but it exceeded my expectations. Josiah Citrin, chef and owner of two-Michelin-star Mélisse in Venice, California "Where to Eat, Drink and Stay in Bennington, VT, According to Chef Josiah Citrin"

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Things you can see, but are best experienced.

A Top-Rated Campus

Bennington College has been rated in the top 10 by The Princeton Review in these categories:

  • Best college dorms
  • Best classroom experience
  • Most beautiful campus
  • Best college theater

Bennington is also ranked one of the Top 10 Colleges with Best Architecture by Architectural Digest.

Bennington Campus

Visit the Campus

Bennington's campus features world-renowned architecture, award-winning student housing, and 360-degree views.

Downtown Bennington

See the Town of Bennington

Shops and restaurants line the main street of Bennington, a classic New England town nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Mass MoCa

Culture amidst Nature

Mass MOCA, the Clark Institute, Williams College, and many other cultural offerings are in the nearby Berkshires.


Hit the Trail

Abundant hiking opportunities and spectacular views are available in all directions.

Manchester at Night

Tour the Shops

Nearby Manchester, Vermont, is a treasure trove of outlet stores and unique independent shops.

Skiing on Bromley Mountain

Downhill all the way

World famous skiing is nearby on Bromley Mountain, Stratton, and many other slopes.


Dive Right In

The hamlet of North Bennington is right next to campus and has a lovely pond, charming general store, and fine dining.