Bentley University

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School Overview

Bentley University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 523-2354
Website:www.bentley.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.bentley.edu/undergraduate
Address:175 Forest St, Waltham, MA 02452-4705
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,506
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):87%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,478 (99% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$45,760
Out-of-state Tuition:$45,760
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,343

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bentley University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bentley University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12112152
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services122
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total13126182

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bentley University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services212
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total213

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bentley University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$45,760
Out-of-state$45,760
Books and supplies$1,260

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$34,380
Out-of-state$34,380

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid69376%
Grant or scholarship aid61868%$25,343
Student loan aid44549%$8,540

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,61162%$26,731
Federal student loans1,93446%$7,009

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bentley University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bentley University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,2815,0853,196
Percent admitted100%44%51%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%12%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bentley University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,506
Undergraduate enrollment4,222
Graduate enrollment1,284

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bentley University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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