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Bentley Ranked Among the Top 35 Undergraduate Business Programs by BusinessWeek

March 11, 2007

Waltham, MA -- Bentley College has been ranked among the top 35 undergraduate business programs in the nation in BusinessWeek's 2nd annual rankings of the Top 50 Undergraduate Business Schools.


Bentley was ranked #31 overall and #4 in New England. Based on student surveys, Bentley received an A+ in job placement, as well as in facilities and services. In return on investment, Bentley is ranked 14th among private colleges; based upon median salary. Bentley ranked 28th overall inpercentage of students with internships.


To identify the best business programs, BusinessWeek used five measures, including a survey of nearly 80,000 business majors at top schools and a poll of undergraduate recruiters. The ranking is based on the index number, which represents the sum of all five ranking measures. BusinessWeek also calculated letter grades on teaching quality, facilities and services, and job placement based on the student survey.


BusinessWeek's complete rankings of the Best Undergraduate Business Schools are available in the March 19, 2007 issue of BusinessWeek, on newsstands March 9. Expanded content, including the full methodology, interactive tables, in-depth profiles, and a discussion forum are available on at


BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit

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