Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.29
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date March 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
PRE-3: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Holly Andersen
Project Manager
Planning Office
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Institution type:

Institutional control:
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Bennington’s campus is known for its expansive beauty, distinctive architecture, and rich history. Nestled on a total of 440 acres at the foot of the Green Mountains, the campus was named one of the most beautiful in the country by The Princeton Review, and one of the top ten colleges with the best architecture by Architectural Digest Acres: 440
Acres of central campus: 365
Wooded acres: 300

Total buildings: 68
Student houses: 20

Species of trees on campus: 80
Bird species sighted on campus: 121

Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school Yes Yes
Medical school Yes No
Other professional school with labs or clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Museum Yes Yes
Satellite campus No No
Farm larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres Yes Yes
Agricultural experiment station larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Hospital Yes Yes

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:


Additional documentation to support the submission :

Please see the attached self study of the College in 2019.

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