|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,200 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bentley University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,281 applications and only 3,836 students were granted admission. Bentley University is at the #44 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 38% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1060 to 1290|
|ACT||25 to 30|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bentley University's tuition was $44,210 for all students regardless of residency (65% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 76% of Bentley University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 12% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,494 (which is 2.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bentley University in 2016-2017, was 383, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,381 (which is 8.2% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bentley University has enrolled a total of 5,506 students (4,890 students full-time and 616 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,506 students, 84 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and 4,222 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,284 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 28 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 22%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bentley University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||39%||326||124|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||33%||278|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||30|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||10|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||6|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||0%||4|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||0%||4|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||0%||3|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||0%||2|
|Legal Professions And Studies||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bentley University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Bentley University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $62,200. Last year, out of the total 1,178 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,143 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,323 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,244 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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