Private 4 Year

Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, North Carolina

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Bennett College for Women overview
Location Greensboro, North Carolina
Online bennett.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Bennett College for Women overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, North Carolina, is a private, historically Black liberal arts college for women. Founded in 1873, initially as a coeducational institution before transitioning to a women's college in 1926, Bennett boasts a suburban campus rich with both contemporary and historical architecture, offering a supportive environment for its all-female student body. With a commitment to academic excellence, the college maintains a range of popular undergraduate programs, with particular emphasis on areas including Social Work, Business Administration, and Journalism and Media Studies. Noted for its moderate selectivity, Bennett College provides residential facilities that foster an intimate learning experience, with the majority of students living on campus. Situated in the heart of North Carolina, the campus is a short distance from the thriving city of Greensboro, allowing students convenient access to urban amenities and opportunities. Bennett College does not have a notable emphasis on intercollegiate athletics.

In the most recent statistical year 1,218 prospective students applied, and 965 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 27 enrolled in the school.  181 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 26 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $16,000 plus fees of $2,550.

Bennett College for Women is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Admission Standards

Bennett College for Women overview
Estimated GPA 2.74

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Bennett College for Women
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$2,550
Room and Board $8,600
Budget for Other Expenses$7,322
Total One Year Cost$35,872

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$32,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bennett College for Women students
Subject Percent of Class
Communication 22%
Biology 18%
Psychology 12%
Business 9%
Education 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197993 IPEDS survey data for Bennett College for Women.

Current students may use the Bennett College for Women GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.