North Bennet Street School

Overview of North Bennet Street School

North Bennet Street School is located in Boston, MA (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by North Bennet Street School is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, mechanics and repair, production trades.

North Bennet Street School Selectivity

North Bennet Street School does not offer open admission.

Student Body

The school had 155 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at North Bennet Street School are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"North Bennet Street School's mission is to train students for careers in traditional trades that use hand skills in concert with evolving technology,to preserve and advance craft traditions, and to promote greater appreciation of craftsmanship."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting North Bennet Street School

North Bennet Street School
39 North Bennet St
Boston , MA 02113-1914

North Bennet Street School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair35locksmith, musical instrument repair, jewelrymaking
Construction Trades24carpentry
Production Trades23furniture design, precision production

Number of programs and degrees for North Bennet Street School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years323
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years505

North Bennet Street School Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Bennet Street School had a total enrollment of 155 students (153 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 68%
Women 32%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
20-21 12%
22-24 12%
25-29 28%
30-34 14%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire6%

North Bennet Street School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 94 %

North Bennet Street School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

North Bennet Street School Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

North Bennet Street School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
North Bennet Street School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2197900)

North Bennet Street School Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades

Mechanics And Repair
Locksmithing and Safe Repair
Musical Instrument Fabrication and Repair
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking

Production Trades
Furniture Design and Manufacturing
Precision Production, Other

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What Sets North Bennet Street School Apart:

Number of degree programs
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% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%North Bennet Street School Male % of student body
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%North Bennet Street School % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%North Bennet Street School % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%North Bennet Street School % students 40 years or older

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