Four Things to Know

  1. Bennett College has advanced to accreditation candidacy status with The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS).
  2. TRACS candidacy status grants Bennett accreditation privileges—including access to federal funding—as the college proceeds through the final stages of the accreditation process. TRACS allows institutions up to five years to complete the accreditation process.
  3. The U. S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) recognizes TRACS as an accrediting body.
  4. SACSCOC still accredits Bennett College.

For further details, please view our SACSCOC and TRACS frequently asked questions.


For nearly 150 years women have found Bennett to be the ideal place to foster the constant rhythm of ideas. Each student’s individual need for self-expression and desire for achievement is constantly nurtured. The College fosters a strong respect for every student. Today, in the midst of a very active renaissance, Bennett is preparing contemporary women to be well educated, productive professionals, informed, participating citizens, and enlightened parents.

The goals of the College continue to focus on the intellectual, spiritual and cultural growth of young women who must be prepared for lifelong learning and leadership. Since 1930 more than 5,000 women have graduated from Bennett College. Known as Bennett Belles, they continue to be among contributing women of achievement in all walks of life.