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Bennington College

MFA Program in Writing

Bennington, VT

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Bennington College

Overview

Bennington College / MFA Program in Writing is located in Bennington, VT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Collection of essays or poems, or collection of short stories and/or a novel

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105
Applied
56
Accepted
28
Enrolled
53%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Manuscript

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.94%
Black or African American 3.88%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.91%
Asian 6.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.68%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 8
Male (12)
Female (9)

Location & Contact

Address One College Drive
Bennington, VT  05201
United States
Contact Mr. Sven Birkerts
Director
Email: writing@bennington.edu
Phone: 802-440-4452
Fax: 802-440-4453