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Bennett College is a private four-year historically black liberal arts college for women. Located in Greensboro, NC, it was founded in 1873 as a normal school educating newly emancipated slaves. It became a women's college in 1926 and is one of only two historically black colleges that enroll women only. Today it serves roughly 780 undergraduate students.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,614.00 avg tuition

900 E Washington St
Greensboro, NC 27401-3239
(336) 517-2100

Apply online Admissions:
www.bennett.edu/admissions.asp
Financial Aid:
www.bennett.edu/finpurpose.asp

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Bennett College for Women

Statistics:
Applied 1,433
Admitted 900 63%
Enrolled total 160
Full Time: 160
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 28%
6-year graduation rate 48%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Bennett College for Women

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $14,614.00 $14,614.00 $14,614.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,180.00 $2,180.00 $2,180.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $609.00 $609.00 $609.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,428.00 $4,750.00 $1,600.00
Other Expenses $3,200.00 $3,200.00 $1,600.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 91%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,391.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 93%
Avg amount of student loan aid $12,196.00

Bennett College for Women

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism, Other X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
EDUCATION
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Bennett College for Women Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship $10,000 February 06, 2017
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 24, 2017

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