Tuition & Fees

$18,513

$18,513

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

1%

99%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,406
Declined + 76
Total Received 1,482
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Private (nonprofit)

583

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5058
ACT 3072

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School Facts

Bennett is a church-affiliated college. It was founded as a coeducational seminary in 1873, gained college status in 1889, and became a senior college for women in 1926. Its 55-acre campus is located in Greensboro, NC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 583
Established in 1873
Coeducational Women's College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Greensboro, NC

55-acre campus in Greensboro (population: 279,639). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Bennett College
900 East Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
14%
Top 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,406
Declined + 76
Total Received 1,482

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jocelyn Biggs
Director, Admissions
P: 800 413-5323
F: 336 517-2166
admiss@bennett.edu

Cost

Tuition $15,964
Room $4,040
Board $4,074
Additional fees $2,549
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $28,027

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,234,880
State $961,327
Institutional $0
Other external $10,295
Total $3,206,502

Non-need-based

Federal $44,000
State $0
Institutional $1,028,186
Other external $398,634
Total $1,470,820

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Arts Management
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
Journalism/Media Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades Education
Music
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Theatre
Visual Arts
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

100%

583
students

Female
99%
575

Male
1%
8

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

86%

502
students

Female
100%
502

Male
0%
0

undergraduatePart-time

14%

81
students

Female
91%
73

Male
9%
8

Student Break-down

72%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

22%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented



Pakistan
Tunisia
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Jocelyn Biggs
Director of Admissions
336 517-1818
jbiggs@bennett.edu

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