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Rankings and Accreditations

Bentley University enjoys a strong position in many major rankings and lists.


Bentley University graduate business programs are accredited by AACSB International ­— the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The AACSB quality standards relate to curriculum, faculty resources, admission, degree requirements, library and computer facilities, financial resources, and intellectual climate. The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) also accredited the university, indicating that it meets or exceeds established standards. As an accredited college, Bentley is judged to have the necessary resources and institutional integrity to achieve its stated purpose through its educational programs.

AACSB International
Bloomberg Ranking


Bentley University's Graduate School of Business has been recognized in the top 75 of Bloomberg's Best B-Schools in the World. Individual categories listing Bentley in the top 75 include Compensation, Diversity, Learning, and Entrepreneurship. 

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 rankings place the Bentley University Graduate School of Business Part-Time MBA program among the top Business Schools in the country. The ranking is based on factors such as level of accreditation, reputation for excellence among peer institutions, and academic and career support services offered to students.

US News 2021 Rankings for MBA and MS Programs
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The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review names the Bentley Graduate School of Business in 2022 among the Best Online MBA Programs and overall Best Business Schools in the nation and the northeast.

Financial Times

In the 2021 Masters in Finance rankings, The Financial Times ranks Bentley’s Master of Science in Finance #3 among all U.S. programs and #54 among the top programs in the world. Bentley also stood out with an average salary today of $86,250 and ranking #1 in the United States in the following categories:

  • Company internships
  • Salary increase
  • Female faculty
  • Women on board
The Financial Times 2021 #3 in the United States

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