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Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Names Bentley one of the Top 100 Colleges in the Country


Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Names Bentley one of the Top 100 Colleges in the Country



The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education named Bentley one of the top 100 colleges in the country in their 2018 College Rankings, highlighting Bentley’s effectiveness in preparing students for successful and rewarding careers.

Students gave Bentley a score of 9.3 out of 10 when asked if it helped them land internships to prepare for their career, according to the survey. The recognition was the latest honor for Bentley’s nationally recognized internship program, following The Princeton Review’s ranking of Bentley as the No. 1 school in the U.S. for internships.

At Bentley, 92 percent of students complete at least one internship and 69 percent complete more than one before graduation. Planning for a career begins the first semester students arrive on campus through the university’s HIRE Education career action plan, a 4-year approach to lead students to a fulfilling career. 

Read about how Bentley’s HIRE Education program gives students a career edge

How the Ranking Was Conducted

The Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education College Rankings compare more than 1,000 U.S. schools. Data for the rankings come from a variety of sources including the U.S. government Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System; the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid center and College Scorecard; the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; and the Times Higher Education U.S. Student Survey and Academic Reputation Survey.

Read how this Bentley student spent her summer interning at Iron Mountain with eight of her classmates 

One of the Nation’s Top Business Schools

Bentley University is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader with the technical skills, global perspective and ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Bentley’s diverse arts and sciences program combined with an advanced business curriculum prepares graduates to make an impact in their chosen fields. The university enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The Princeton Review ranked Bentley #1 in the United States in both career services and internships and Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked Bentley a top 10 undergraduate business school.


by Meredith Mason  September 12, 2017

U.S. News & World Report ranked Bentley No. 2 among regional universities in New England and the Mid-Atlantic states, up from No. 3 last year, highlighting Bentley’s high-quality faculty and academic programs along with the strong value that students receive from a Bentley education.



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