Bentley UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Waltham, Massachusetts Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$51,830

Avg tuition

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About Bentley University

Bentley University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Waltham, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,314, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 47%. The university offers 25 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 90%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $51,830.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

47% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 47%

Retention Rate 92%

Graduation Rate 90%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1230-1410

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 27-31

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

44%

Female Student Population

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

55%

Non-U.S. Citizen

20%

Asian

8%

Hispanic

7%

Unknown

4%

Black

4%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

14% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

14%

State Grant Aid

6%

Institution Grant Aid

75%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,835
State Grant Aid $3,694
Institution Grant Aid $26,366
Pell Grant Aid $4,695

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships