493
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,092
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
88
88%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Bennett College is a 4-year institution located in Greensboro, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 900 East Washington Street
Enrollment Management Center
Greensboro, NC  27401
United States
Contact Mr. James Crawford
Director, Admissions
Email: jcrawford@bennett.edu
Phone: 336-517-1818

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,150
Applied
1,912
Accepted
493
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

2,150
Females Applied
1,912
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
2.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 400 480
SAT Math 380 450
ACT Composite 14 17

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

15,964
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Fees

2,549
Full-time student fees
8,114
Room & board
4,040
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,092
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,746
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,170
Avg. Loan Aid
4,714
Avg. Grant Aid
9,402
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
47%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

493
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.25%
Black or African American 84.79%
White or Caucasian 0.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 3.85%
Other 6.9%

Gender

Male (0.41%)
Female (99.59%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 69%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Convocatum Est, Founder's Day and Charter Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Pre-Alumnae Council, Senior Class, Junior Class and Sophomore Class

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
alerts and educational programs are offered

Faculty

55
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 22
Male - 18
Female - 37