Bennett College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Bennett College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 585 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1873 and is one of the 9 schools located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Bennett College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Fair
Bachelor's degree is available at Bennett College.

Bennett College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Business, Management, Communication and Journalism, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Bennett College is low at 54% (way below North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bennett College is low - 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bennett College is good -- 10:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,200
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - about $15,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Bennett College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $2,500; which comes to $18,200 annually.

Read the details about Bennett College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
As reported in recent data, 1,478 applications were submitted and 1,402 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Bennett College is $35.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Bennett College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (336) 517-2100 or check Bennett College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Medium
Bennett College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bennett College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Bennett College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $4,000 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Bennett College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Bennett College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bennett College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bennett College, 900 E Washington St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-3239, USA
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