Bennett College

Greensboro, NC

Bennett College says, "The General Education Program at Bennett College is a basic core curriculum designed to reflect the mission and philosophy of the college and to provide a solid foundation for each student’s first two years of matriculation. The curriculum is intended to direct our students toward intellectual maturity, and to lay the groundwork for their exploration of the institution’s foci and core values." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:493
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:22%
  • Tuition & Fees:$18,513 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Philosophy/Religion/History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of four areas of the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select one.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Bennett College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/30/2018


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