What Amount of Financial Aid is Offered?
$40,557 is the average Bennington College's freshman financial aid package. About 92.0% of first year students get financial aid, the majority of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Financial aid helps lower the cost, or the "sticker" price of the college. However, be aware that the only real college discount are scholarships & grants.
We feel that loan debt should be considered to be an "outcome" rather than "aid". Find more about student loan debt at Bennington.
How Much Is Available in Grants & Scholarships?
The following numbers apply to grants and scholarships primarily provided by Bennington College.
83.0% of new students (164 total) were awarded scholarships at Bennington College, averaging $36,694 per person. This puts it in the top 20th percentile of all schools in the country.
48 freshmen also received federal grant aid. A total of 24.0% of Bennington first years got grants around $6,183 each recipient.
The chart below shows the usual amount of grant and scholarship aid given to all freshmen.
Scholarships are awarded due to special ability or merit, while grants are need based.
Financial Aid per Family Income
The below chart displays scholarship and grant distributions by income level for first year students getting any sort of federal Title IV assistance, such as Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||16.2%||$32,443|
The chart above shows students who are getting Title IV aid which is federal aid from the government including grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.
$38,159 is the Common Amount an Undergrad Receives in Scholarships or Grants
Of the 735 undergraduates at Bennington College around 93.0% (685 in total) receive some form of grant aid. The typical amount given was $38,159.
Financial Aid Links from Bennington College
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.bennington.edu/admissions-aid/financing-your-education|
|Net Price Calculator||www.bennington.edu/admissions-aid/financing-your-education/tuition-and-fees/net-price-calculator|