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Why Bentley?

An investment with a lifetime of returns

an education that pays dividends

Where you go to college is more than a decision — it's an investment. Graduates of Bentley leave our campus knowing they invested wisely. Our vast array of majors and minors in emerging fields, cutting-edge technology, service-learning opportunities, global focus and emphasis on career development provide the ideal foundation for a successful and rewarding career and life.

The benefits of a Bentley education continue long after graduation. Top employers know that Bentley provides you with the skills needed to succeed in their organizations and in all areas of life. It's no surprise that large numbers of Bentley students have jobs lined up more than six months before they graduate. 

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of Students Complete One Internship


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U.S. News and World Report

U.S.News & World Report's latest edition of America's Best Colleges 2020 ranks Bentley University No. 2 in the Best Regional Universities-North category. Among the top Regional Universities-North, Bentley was also ranked: 

  • #3 Most International Students
  • #8 Best Value Colleges 

The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review ranked Bentley No. 3 for career services. This is the seventh year in a row that Bentley’s career service department has been ranked in the top 5 in the U.S., highlighting the university’s successful approach to making sure that students secure good jobs and thrive after graduation. Six months after graduation, 99 percent of the Class of 2018 was employed, attending or planning to attend graduate school, and reported an average starting salary of $59,500. 

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Money Magazine

Money ranks Bentley No. 4 in the United States in a ranking of Best Colleges for Business Majors. It also ranks Bentley No. 3 on a list of the “Most Transformative Colleges” that deliver the most value-add in helping students succeed after graduation. 


The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review ranked Bentley No. 1 college in the nation for internship opportunities Bentley was also named to the list of Best Northeastern Colleges, Colleges That Pay You Back, and Top 50 Green Colleges.

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