Bentley University

Bentley University


Quick Facts:

Location: Waltham, MA

Affiliation: Private

Campus Setting: Suburban

GPA: B+ and above

Standardized Test: SAT:CR 540-640, M 610-690   ACT:26-30

Enrollment: ~4800, ~4100 undergraduates

Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1     

Average class size: 9 or fewer- 7%, 10-29- 54%

Cost: ~ $41,000 tuition, ~$14,000 Room and Board

Strongest Academic Programs:

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • CIS

Campus Life: More than 100 organizations and popular on-campus events; Greek life has a strong presence; Division II athletics; Waltham has shopping, bars, and restaurants; Boston is a 20 minute drive

You may be interested in Bentley if you are considering: Northeastern, Babson, Boston University, Fordham, UConn

Worth Noting/Fun Facts:

  • The mascot is “Flex the Falcon.”
  • Bentley simulates the real world to prepare graduates.
  • Bentley College became Bentley University in 2008


References: The Ultimate Guide to America’s Best Colleges, 2015 Edition, Fiske Guide to the Colleges, 2017 Edition