Bentley University

Waltham, MA

Bentley University

Waltham, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$53,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
580
75th
700
25th
600
75th
32
25th
25
75th
30
25th
26
75th
31
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,798
Declined 3,500
Total Received 8,298
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Private

4,366

undergraduate students

1,213

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bentley University, founded in 1917, is a private, co-ed institution of higher learning. Its 163-acre campus is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, 10 miles from Boston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,579
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

163-acre, suburban campus in Waltham (population: 62,442), 10 miles from Boston. Air, bus, and train serve Boston. School operates transportation to Harvard Square in Cambridge.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Bentley University
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA
02452-4705

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
580
75th
700
25th
600
75th
32
25th
25
75th
30
25th
26
75th
31
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final deadline) January 7
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Considered if submitted SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,798
Declined 3,500
Total Received 8,298

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,288

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,790
Room $10,690
Board $6,930
Books & supplies $1,325
Total $72,735
Average Financial Aid - $28,288
Total with Avg. Aid $44,447

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 362-2216
F: 781 891-2448
finaid@bentley.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, golf, hockey, rugby, sailing, skiing, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, skiing, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

ballroom dance, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference, Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's ice hockey)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business Analytics. yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Data Analytics, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
Financial Planning and Services. yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General. yes
History, General. yes
Human Computer Interaction. yes
Information Technology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing Research. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Selling Skills and Sales Operations. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Taxation. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Accounting
  3. Business Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

5,579

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

4,366
students

Female
41%
1,798

Male
59%
2,568

22%

1,213
students

Female
53%
647

Male
47%
566

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

4,315
students

Female
41%
1,780

Male
59%
2,535

1%

51
students

Female
35%
18

Male
65%
33

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 71
Countries most often represented China
Colombia
India
Venezuela
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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