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Bennington College

Art & Design Department Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 6/5
Student Surveys
(in Art & Design Department)
Males: 2, Females: 9
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.3

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Bennington College
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

Harvard University
New York University
Brown University
Boston University
Cornell University
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.0 High
Actual difficulty:4.2 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Art & Design Department:

Like any other college it's about what you put into it. If you want to have an fulfilling academic education you can do it here. The big problems with...
I would like to preface this by saying that I am not usually this negative about, well, anything, but I do want to extend a warning to any prospective...
I am going to be a Senior this year and while I am looking forward to graduating, and living in the "real world", I am already dreading the thought of...
In terms of the town and surrounding area it definitely helps to have a car or a friend with one. there is a lot to do, but it is kind of spread out....
Bennington's "progressive" reputation is a sham. I came here expecting a top notch education, and was sorely disappointed. The faculty are pretty go...
Bennington has a terrific reputation in the Art world, but besides that, it was just a wonderful place to grow up and figure out who I was/what I want...
Bennington College...What can I say? The nostaligic memories of the good life and the evil of an omnipresent administration flood my mind, conjuring ...
I am going to be a Senior this year and while I am looking forward to graduating, and living in the "real world", I am already dreading the thought of...
I must say this college has changed a lot since my freshman year. It has mellowed out a lot, and students seem to be more engrossed in their work tha...
Bennington has, in the last several years, gotten a lot of money from donations, primarily from alumni. The physical plant is being improved every ye...
You either love or hate the school. It is not a Job Training style education. The classes at Bennington are mostly for the seeker. Not the lazy sit d...
I am going to be a Senior this year and while I am looking forward to graduating, and living in the "real world", I am already dreading the thought of...
I started here a month ago, totally dreading it, and it's been even worse than I expected. I've learned nothing. I'm transferring to art school afte...
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