Overall Bennington College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1190 - 1420
- ACT Scores: 26 - 31
How Hard Is It to Get into Bennington College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Bennington is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Bennington College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in VT
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Bennington College also offers a unique approach to application with the dimensional application. The dimensional application involves prospective students submitting a collection of their work reflecting their preparation and readiness to excel at Bennington.
For those students submitting a common application to Bennington, the application requirements are as follows:
- (1) Letters of recommendation from teachers from a minimum of two of the following different subjects: English, mathematics, foreign language, science, or social studies; and
- (2) a school report that includes official transcripts as well as a high school counselor evaluation.
While there is no required GPA minimum for admission to Bennington College, applicants should note that the average grade point average in high school of first-year Bennington College students was 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||620 - 710|
|Math||570 - 710|
|Total Score:||1190 - 1420|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|Composite Score:||26 - 31|