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Bentley University (Waltham, MA)

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Bentley University is ranked 31 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 108 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 85%
Applicants who took ACT 31%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69943%
600+48%

SAT Math Score

700+24%
600-69956%
600+80%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2962%
24+92%

Students applied7,477
Students admitted3,448
Admission rate46%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$42,550
Fees$1,535
Room and board$14,520
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$59,805

Cost after need-based aid$30,780
Cost after non-need-based aid$43,044

Average debt at graduation$30,602

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$74,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met94%
Average need-based aid$29,025
Average non-need-based aid$16,761

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,264

Full-Time

Men2,499
Women1,671

Part-Time

Men57
Women37

Freshmen retained94%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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