Bentley University: Review & Facts

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Bentley University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,650 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1917 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
At Bentley University you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Bentley University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Accounting and Finance, Business, Management, Marketing and Advertising, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
95%
The student retention rate at Bentley University is excellent at 95% (well above Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Bentley University is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$39,700
Average tuition price is extremely high, $38,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Bentley University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,500; which comes to a total of $39,700 per year.

Read the details about Bentley University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
45%
As reported in recent data, 7,040 applications were submitted and 3,172 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Bentley University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,800
Bentley University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bentley University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Bentley University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,000 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- approximately $7,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Bentley University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Bentley University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bentley University Location and Maps



Post Address: Bentley University, 175 Forest St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452-4705, USA
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