Southern Vermont College

982 Mansion Drive, Bennington, VT 05201-6002
Tel: (802)447-6324
Private not-for-profit | 555 students
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Southern Vermont College Photo #1 - SVC's historic main building where most classes are held.
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Southern Vermont College Photo #1 - SVC's historic main building where most classes are held.
Southern Vermont College offers a dynamic, career-oriented, liberal arts education to students from diverse backgrounds. Recognizing varied academic experiences, the College challenges students to advance to significantly higher levels of academic performance. Southern Vermont College places an emphasis on students who are serious about enhancing their lives through higher education. The size of the College community and personalized nature of our instruction offer a student-focused environment which develops critical thinking and communication skills. Service-learning experiences are central to the College's curriculum and its sense of community and social responsibility.

School Overview:

Southern Vermont College
CountyBennington County, VT
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
32 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment555 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
513 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
42 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
6%6%
% White
90%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$21,273$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$21,273$24,744
 
Tuition10,100
Tuition Notesper semester
Percent Admitted80%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)410-500450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)400-510460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)390-500440-570
ACT English (25-75%)14-2019-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2218-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)4-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2120-25

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  • SVC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
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Bennington College
3.7 mi. away
Williams College
10.7 mi. away
Marlboro College
24.6 mi. away
Russell Sage College
25.9 mi. away

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