Benjamin Cummings
Parent companyPearson Education
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationSan Francisco
Publication typesTextbooks
Nonfiction topicsAnatomy & Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Health & Kinesiology, Microbiology, and Physics & Astronomy

Benjamin Cummings is a publishing imprint of Pearson Education that specializes in science. Benjamin Cummings publishes medical textbooks, anatomy and physiology laboratory manuals, biology and microbiology textbooks, and health/kinesiology textbooks.[1]

Cummings Publishing Company was formed in 1968 as a division of Addison-Wesley. In 1977, Addison-Wesley purchased the W. A. Benjamin Company and merged it with Cummings. Benjamin Cummings, along with the rest of Addison-Wesley, was purchased by Pearson in 1988.


  1. ^ "Pearson Education - Benjamin Cummings". Archived from the original on 2008-12-20. Retrieved 2008-07-23.