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Bennington Tuition & Cost

Bennington, Vermont

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$75,950
Costs for Bennington College
Fee Cost
Tuition$55,200
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$750
Room and Board $16,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,800

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Bennington College on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $75,950 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $55,200 for tuition, $16,200 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $750 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Bennington College is $55,200, the same as Vermont residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Bennington College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$38,386
Net Price by Income Bennington College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$23,511
$30,001 to $48,000$22,730
$48,001 to $75,000$26,022
$75,001 to $110,000$27,823
$110,000+$40,690

The average reported annual net price for Bennington College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $38,386 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

92% of full-time undergrad Bennington College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $34,712 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 51% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,030 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,726.

Finanical Aid Bennington College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $34,712 92%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $36,694 83%
Pell Grants $4,641 24%
Other Federal Grants $3,700 10%
State and Local Grants $500 3%
Federal Student Loans $5,030 51%
Other Student Loans $13,726 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Bennington College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $121,988. The loan balance of $121,988 is a four year multiple of the $30,497 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,164 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $121,988
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,163.90
Total Interest Paid $17,680.01
Sum of All Loan Payments $139,668.01

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$303,800
Year All Residents
1 $75,950
2 $78,969
3 $82,108
4 $85,372

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Bennington College to be $303,800 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Bennington College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $2,300 $6,900 $9,200

Estimated cost for a class at Bennington College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Bennington College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Bennington College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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