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private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Bennington, Vt., U.S. Bennington is a liberal arts college comprising disciplines of literature and languages, social sciences, visual arts, music, dance, drama, and natural sciences and mathematics. In addition to undergraduate programs, the college offers master's degree programs in visual arts, dance, drama, music, liberal studies, and writing and literature. A two-month winter term known as the Field Work Term requires students to participate in off-campus employment. The work is intended to aid students in making career choices and to complement studies with practical experience. Total enrollment is more than 600.