Bennington Joins Brown, Wesleyan, Among “Top 12 Non-Traditional Colleges”

May 28, 2010

Bennington was named one of the "top 12 non-traditional colleges" by The Huffington Post last week, joining a list that includes Brown, Wesleyan, Sarah Lawrence, the New School, and St. John's College.

The Post cited Bennington's Plan Process—the academic structure by which students design and evaluate their educations—as one of the College's distinguishing features.

"Scattered across the country are colleges where an actual education is paramount, and obtaining that education is often a rigorous and inventive process," The Post wrote. "We call them ‘non-traditional colleges,' and they're places where students call the shots."

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