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A Bentley Education

More Than a Business Education

Students with professor in the Trading RoomBentley is more than just one of the nation’s top business schools. We’re a transformative living-learning community that prepares ethical students to use their business know-how to make a positive difference in the world. With a blend of business, technology and the arts and sciences, we provide students with critical thinking and practical skills to help them collaborate effectively in different settings and prepare them to lead successful, rewarding careers. If you’re interested in changing the world, we’d like to help. 

 

A Welcoming Community

Students cheer in the Bentley ArenaYour education doesn't stop at the classroom door. With a classic New England campus just minutes from Harvard Square and Boston, you’ll enjoy a beautiful setting and easy access to Boston’s professional networking and cultural opportunities. Seventy-eight percent of our students live on campus, creating a tight-knit bond among neighbors and classmates, and our 11-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you’ll work directly with professors. You’ll be part of a welcoming, inclusive community that embraces diverse perspectives and backgrounds.

Bentley University student Nicole Theilkuhl in Boston
I have the comfort of a small community of Bentley students, faculty and staff where I see familiar faces all around, and at the same time, Boston is only 20 minutes away.
Nicole Theilkuhl ’20
Marketing and Global Perspectives major from Colombia

Head Start to a Rewarding CareerBentley students in an internship at Acquia

College is a time to learn and discover. At Bentley, you'll have plenty of opportunity to explore your interests in real-world settings. Ninety-two percent of our students complete at least one internship, and the Princeton Review has ranked us No. 1 in the nation for internships. Ninety-nine percent of our graduates obtain jobs or enter graduate school within six months of graduation. You’ll gain future-focused skills to help launch the rewarding, satisfying career you deserve.

Engaged Learning

TDean of Arts and Sciences Rich Oches with students on Cape Cododay’s fast-changing economy has made business skills a hot commodity and more students are considering business as the focus of their college education. Our unique blend of business, technology and the arts and sciences along with our strong emphasis on engaged, hands-on learning sets Bentley apart. With 25 majors and 34 minors to choose from, you’ll be able to follow your curiosity, pursue your specific academic interests and see firsthand why Bentley is consistently recognized among the top business schools in the country.  

 

A Positive ImpactBentley students help to build a playground

Business is about more than dollars and cents. Our students develop an appreciation for the importance of sustainability, ethics and social responsibility. Each year, more than a thousand of our students undertake service-learning opportunities ranging from helping local nonprofits develop marketing plans to tutoring elderly residents in computer skills. At Bentley, you’ll learn how the power of business can be harnessed to make a positive difference in the world.

Reinventing Business Education

Old classroom at Bentley

 

Bentley has been educating business-minded students since Harry C. Bentley first convened a class of 30 accounting students on Huntington Avenue in Boston in 1917. From those humble beginnings, we’ve continuously reinvented business education and grown to become one of the top business universities in the U.S. You’ll join a network of over 65,000 proud Falcon alumni around the globe.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Read Bentley's History

Meet Our Students, Faculty and Alumni

Brandon Samba ’20

Brandon, a refugee from Congo, leads a group of Bentley students who teach financial skills to low-income kids.

Read Brandon’s Story

Christian Rubio, PhD

Christian, a U.S. Navy veteran, challenges students to go beyond their comfort zone as the director of Bentley’s Honors Program.

Meet Professor Rubio

Adam Goss ’04

After studying Information Design at Bentley, Adam became a user experience designer at iRobot, where he helps robots understand human behavior.

Read Adam’s Story