Bennington is grounded in the conviction that as a college education develops students’ professional capacities, it should also prepare them to be deeply thoughtful and actively engaged citizens of the world.
Shimer's average class size is 8, and its maximum class size is 12. Classes meet around octagonal tables like this one. Everyone in class is in a first-name basis with everyone else, and ideally, no one talks more than anyone else--this includes faculty.
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Published January 22, 2013This article discusses important factors to consider when evaluating and choosing a liberal arts college.
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