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Bennington Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the Bennington student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Bennington College <nil> diversity report are below.

Bennington Student Population

799 Total Students
606 Undergraduates
102 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Bennington College?

Bennington total enrollment is approximately 799 students. 606 are undergraduates and 102 are graduate students.

Bennington Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bennington undergraduate population is made up of 67% women, and 33% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bennington Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 365
International 123
Hispanic 65
Multi-Ethnic 18
Unknown 15
Black or African American 13
Asian 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bennington Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 80% of full-time grad students are women, and 20% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bennington Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 71
Unknown 12
Hispanic 7
Asian 4
Multi-Ethnic 4
Black or African American 3
International 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Bennington Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 487
International 127
Hispanic 85
Unknown 34
Black or African American 26
Multi-Ethnic 25
Asian 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bennington College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 310
Asian 12
Black or African American 7
Multi-Ethnic 4
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Bennington Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 541 female students and 258 male students at Bennington.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bennington is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.83 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 195 female teachers and 159 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

93.92% Out of State
16.06% Out of the Country

Bennington ranks 140 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

93.92% of Bennington students come from out of state, and 16.06% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 22 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 44
New York 40
Massachusetts 12
Texas 11
Vermont 9

International Students at Bennington

Students from 69 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Vietnam, Pakistan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
75.21% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  66.58 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bennington, 75.21% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 328
18-19 312
22-24 79
35 and over 63
25-29 18
30-34 13
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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