Bennett College

Greensboro, NC

Bennett College

Greensboro, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$18,513

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
54%
300-399
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
54%
300-399
26%
24-29
8%
18-23
31%
12-17
57%
6-11
4%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,794
Declined 144
Total Received 3,938
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Private

534

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bennett College, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 534
Established in 1873
Coeducational Women Only
Historically Black college/university yes

60-acre campus in Greensboro (population: 290,222). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Piedmont Triad International

Bennett College
900 East Washington Street
Greensboro
27401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
69%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Convocatum Est
  • Founder's Day
  • Charter Day
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • alerts and educational programs are offered

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
54%
300-399
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
54%
300-399
26%
24-29
8%
18-23
31%
12-17
57%
6-11
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,794
Declined 144
Total Received 3,938

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $15,964
Room & board $8,114
Additional fees $2,549
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $4,565
Total $32,592

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Journalism, Other
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

534

total students

50%

in-state

50%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

534
students

Female
100%
534

Male
0%
0

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

463
students

Female
100%
463

Male
0%
0

14%

71
students

Female
100%
71

Male
0%
0

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 53%
Student 4 year graduation rate 20%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
85%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

8

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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