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#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
5,177
Bentley University overview
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

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 8,298 prospective students applied, and 4,798 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 936 enrolled in the school.  4,519 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 658 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $53,790 plus fees of $0. Bentley is ranked 84 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

9/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Bentley is rated within the top 19% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Bentley University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Bentley University overview
SAT 1180/1360
ACT 26/31
Estimated GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
57.8% 
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Applications Due Jan 7, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$53,790
Costs for Bentley University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,325
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $17,620
Budget for Other Expenses$1,250
Total One Year Cost$73,985

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Outcomes

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.

Current students may use the Bentley University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.