Student Population
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Bentley University overview
Location Waltham, Massachusetts
Online bentley.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Bentley University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, Bentley University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,867 prospective students applied, and 3,915 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,018 enrolled in the school.  4,912 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 631 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $48,180 plus fees of $1,700. Bentley is ranked 90 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1280/1430
ACT 27/31
GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 7, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Bentley University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,290
Other Fees$1,700
Room and Board $16,320
Budget for Other Expenses$1,220
Total One Year Cost$68,710


Average Salary After 10 Years
$87,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
88% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bentley University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 83%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Computer and Information Sciences 3%
Mathematics 1%
General Studies 1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164739 IPEDS survey data for Bentley University.