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Bentley University

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  • Bentley UniversityPrivate Four-year College of Business in Waltham, MA
  • Bridgat: Offers Free Shipping Creoles Earrings
  • Acceptance Rate: 38%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 4,257
First-year Undergraduate Students: 974
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 4,187
Graduate Students: 1,405

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Paralegal/Legal Assistance
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Business Communications
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Public Policy Analysis

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $35,828
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $35,828

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 80


Member: NCAA
Team name: Falcons


  • Ranked #6 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #46 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #18 Management Information Systems
  • Ranked #3 Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #73 Best Business Schools
  • Ranked #18 Information Systems
  • Ranked #36 Part-time M.B.A.

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Admissions Address

175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452-4705
(781) 891-2244
(800) 523-2354
Fax: (781) 891-3414
Contact: Erika Vardaro
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 46%
Early decision acceptance rate 79%
Early action acceptance rate 62%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 34%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,203
Female applicants 2,180
Male applicants 4,023
Applicants accepted 2,881
Female applicants accepted 1,154
Male applicants accepted 1,727
Freshman enrollment 962
Female freshman enrollment 397
Male freshman enrollment 565
Early decision applicants 126
Early decision applicants accepted 99
Early decision applicants enrolled 96
Early action applicants 2,538
Early action applicants accepted 1,572
Early action applicants enrolled 519
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 64%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,700
Students accepting place on wait list 815
Students accepted from wait list 7

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 48%
Class standing breakdown
Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class 34%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class 74%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class 97%
Freshmen in bottom 25 percent of high school class 0%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 84%
SAT Critical Reading average score 580
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 530-630
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 640
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 590-670
SAT Writing average score 580
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 540-630
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 27%
Average ACT Composite score 27
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 25-28
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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