Bennett College for Women

900 E Washington St, , NC 27401-3239
Tel: (336)517-2100
Private, for profit | 707 students
Bennett College is a small, private, historically Black liberal arts college for women. The College offers women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace, society, and the world; and life-long learning in a technologically advanced, complex global society. As a United Methodist Church-related institution, Bennett College promotes morally grounded maturation, intellectual honesty, purposeful public service, and responsible civic action.

School Overview:

Bennett College for Women
CountyGuilford County, NC
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
74 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment707 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
646 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
61 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
4%3%
% Black
93%6%
% White
-84%
% Two or more races
4%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$16,794$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$16,794$24,744
 
Percent Admitted71%64%

School Notes:

  • At Bennett College, education takes place in an environment of open inquiry where teachers and students are immersed in educational processes that build community, foster authentic research, create knowledge, and advance scholarship and personal empowerment. Students will leave Bennett College prepared for success in the world of work and further studies, possessing a greater appreciation of the history and culture of Africa and the African Diaspora, the struggles and accomplishments of women, and a realization of their own ability and the possibilities to help change the world.
  • Bennett College’s under girding philosophy is that a high quality college experience should provide its women students with strong academic and co-curricular programs that encourage their personal development, endorse life-long learning, and prepare them to meet the needs of an ever-changing society.
  • Bennett's fifty-five acre campus is located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Greensboro boasts a number of cultural, social activities and venues just a short distance from the campus. Conveniently located near The Piedmont-Triad International Airport, the campus is easily accessible from Interstates 40 and 85.
  • Bennett Colleg is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (COC/SACS), National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
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Greensboro College
1.2 mi. away
Guilford College
6.2 mi. away
High Point University
13.6 mi. away
Salem College
25.8 mi. away

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