#9 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Student Population
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Location Waltham, Massachusetts
Online bentley.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Bentley University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 9,252 prospective students applied, and 3,998 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,014 enrolled in the school.  4,879 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 581 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $48,180 plus fees of $1,700. Bentley is ranked 73 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Bentley is rated within the top 17% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1240/1410
ACT 28/32
GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 7, 2021
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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

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

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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%

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

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