Bennington College: Crime & Safety

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Bennington College LogoF Bennington College is a private not-for-profit school in Bennington, Vermont with about 800 students and 350 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2016 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

Based on our analysis of the government numbers, Bennington College is a very dangerous place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus has dramatic problems with forcible sex offenses.

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Criminal Offenses at Bennington College in 2013 - 2015

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
7
0
0.8%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
2
0
0.5%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
0
0
0.0%

Burglary
10
0
1.0%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at Bennington College based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of Bennington College campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

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