Most Beautiful Campus. Year after year Bennington is recognized by The Princeton Review for campus beauty—inside and out—from its student houses to its 440 acres of sweeping views. And Architectural Digest included Bennington on its list of the country’s “Top 10 Campuses with Best Architecture.”.
And Architectural Digest included Bennington on its list of the country’s “Top 10 Campuses with Best Architecture.” Where Work Counts Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top colleges for internships, Bennington’s annual Field Work Term required—from the beginning—that all students take their academic interests to the field and on the job for two months each and every winter.
Bennington College is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian college located in Bennington, Vermont. It is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). At Bennington, learning and making are inseparable. The faculty are committed not just intellectually, but also as leading practitioners in their field.
Two Ways to Apply: The Choice Is Yours. For first-year students applying to the College, Bennington offers two options: THE DIMENSIONAL APPLICATION. Share a collection of your work that reflects your capacities and demonstrates creativity, curiosity, and readiness to meet the demands of a Bennington education. THE COMMON APPLICATION.
At Bennington, students work closely with faculty to design the content, structure, and sequence of their study and practice. As a result, internal sources of order come to replace external templates, and their education prepares them to direct their lives toward self-fulfillment and constructive social purposes—goals which are central to Bennington's founding vision.
Bennington College is a private liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. Founded in 1932 as a women's college, it became co-educational in 1969. It claims to be the first college to include visual and performing arts as an equal partner in the liberal arts curriculum. It is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.