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Bennington, Vermont

Bennington Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
68% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Bennington College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 58% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 64% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 67% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Bennington College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Bennington College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$31,700 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Bennington College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $27,000 per year
after 7 years $27,200 per year
after 8 years $31,900 per year
after 9 years $27,800 per year
after 10 years $31,700 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Bennington College students who are working and no longer in school is $31,700, which is 8% below the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$26,000
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
54%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$268 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
77% vs. 47% national average

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230816 IPEDS survey data for Bennington College.