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Financial Assistance

Welcome from Carla Minchello, Director of the Office of Financial Assistance We are committed to working with you to make a Bentley education an affordable investment. Our financial aid programs include scholarships, grants, loans, and work eligibility. More than 70 percent of our students receive at least one of these forms of aid.


Applying for financial aid can be a complicated, lengthy, and sometimes confusing process. We are here to guide you every step of the way. Let us know how we can help.

Important Announcements

Federal Direct Loan interest rates for 2016-2017 have been announced.  The interest rate for Federal Stafford loans for undergraduate students will be 3.76% for loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2016 and before July 1, 2017. The interest rate for Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford loans for graduate students during the same period will be 5.31%, and the interest rate for Federal PLUS Loans will be 6.31%.  For more information on federal student loans, click here.


We are currently reviewing 2016-2017 aid applications for continuing undergraduate and graduate students.  We plan to start releasing undergraduate continuing student awards via MyBentley in late June.  Feel free to check the status of your application documents on MyBentley.  If you have any questions about your application, contact us.


The Office of Financial Assistance is now on Facebook!  We invite you to like us on Facebook for the latest information on private scholarship opportunities.  Click here to view our Facebook page.

Bentley participates in the Veterans Administration Yellow Ribbon Program. To participate, complete the Bentley Yellow Ribbon application.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Bentley University does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in any of its educational programs or activities, including scholarships, loans, and athletics, on the basis of race, color, sex, marital or parental status, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, religion, handicap, or disability.  The university complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Revenue Procedure 75-50 prohibiting such discrimination.  Anyone believing that he or she has experienced adverse treatment may register a complaint with Judy Malone, general counsel, at 781-891-2016.