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Why Bentley?

An investment with a lifetime of returns

who we are

A Bentley education starts with business, but doesn't stop there. You will learn to think differently and change the world for the better. Our students come from various locations, backgrounds, and cultures — elements that we know create a rich educational environment that will prepare you for success in college and beyond.

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. 

A Focus on Business

By combining business education with arts and sciences, we provide students with the critical thinking and practical skills to help them collaborate effectively, communicate clearly and lead successful, rewarding careers.

Personalize Your Education

With majors, minors and optional second majors covering almost every aspect of business and the arts and sciences, you can build an education that matches your interests.

Be a Leader for Positive Change

We're more than just one of the nation’s top business schools. Bentley is a place for leaders who set out to create positive change. We believe in doing business and doing good at the same time.

Prepare for Career and Life Success

The Princeton Review ranks Bentley No. 1 in the nation for career services. And our graduates don’t just land great jobs, they’re engaged in their careers and active contributors to society. 

fast facts

98%

Job Placement Rate

62K

Median Starting Salary

92%

of Students Complete One Internship

71%

of Students Complete More than 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 2021 ranks Bentley University No. 1 in the Best Regional Universities-North category. Among the top Regional Universities-North, Bentley was also ranked: 

  • #2 Best Value Colleges 
  • #4 Most Innovative Schools

The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review ranked Bentley No. 1 for career services. This is the eighth year in a row that Bentley’s Pulsifer Career Development Center 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, 98 percent of the Class of 2020 was employed, attending or planning to attend graduate school, and reported a median starting salary of $62,000. 

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Money Magazine

Money Magazine ranks Bentley No. 3 best colleges for business majors in the United States. It also ranks Bentley No. 26 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. 18 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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