$6,517

Avg. Federal Grant

$4,974

Avg. Federal Loan

$27,262,291

Total Aid Awarded

Bennington College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

90%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$27.262M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.bennington.edu/admissions-aid/financing-your-education

Such schemes include Denton and Ann Lyon Scholarship, Emily Lester Vermont Opportunity Scholarship, Kittredge Coddington Memorial Scholarship, and NEEBC Scholarship Award. Notably, 96% of the students at Bennington College get some kind of financial aid every year, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided adds up to around $2,281,911. Notably, a total of 24% of the applicants to Bennington College receive the Federal Grant every year. On the other hand, 92% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 83% receive the Institution Grant, and 24% get the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $6,183, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $500 and $36,694, respectively. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $4,758. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. Every year, around 51% of the applicants to Bennington College opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

23%

State Grant Aid

3%

Institution Grant Aid

95%

Pell Grant

23%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$6,517

State Grant Aid

$442

Institution Grant Aid

$34,915

Pell Grant

$4,674

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$51,237

$30,001 - $48,000

$49,371

$48,001 - $75,000

$46,182

$75,001 - $110,000

$41,271

Over $110,000

$28,176

Student Loans for Bennington College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$5,595/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

54%

Loan Default Rate

2.7%

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