Tuition & Fees

$18,513

$18,513

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

400-499
14%
300-399
77%
200-299
9%
400-499
18%
300-399
55%
200-299
27%
18-23
13%
12-17
60%
6-11
27%
18-23
20%
12-17
80%
6-11
0
18-23
27%
12-17
73%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

1%

99%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,451
Declined + 37
Total Received 1,488
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Private (nonprofit)

474

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Social Work
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies
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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 60-acre campus is located in Greensboro, NC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 474
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

60-acre campus in Greensboro (population: 282,586). 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
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
2%
Top 1/4
10%
Top 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/4
19%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

400-499
14%
300-399
77%
200-299
9%
400-499
18%
300-399
55%
200-299
27%
18-23
13%
12-17
60%
6-11
27%
18-23
20%
12-17
80%
6-11
0
18-23
27%
12-17
73%
6-11
0

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

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,451
Declined + 37
Total Received 1,488

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
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 $1,658,708
State $810,375
Institutional
Other external
Total $2,469,083

Non-need-based

Federal $26,096
State $116,537
Institutional $953,566
Other external $1,197,309
Total $2,293,508

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%

474
students

Female
99%
470

Male
1%
4

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

82%

390
students

Female
100%
390

Male
0%
0

undergraduatePart-time

18%

84
students

Female
96%
80

Male
4%
4

Student Break-down

71%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

30%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
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 Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

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
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

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

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