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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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Job Placement Rate


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of Students Complete One Internship


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 2019 ranks Bentley University #3 in the Best Regional Universities-North category. Among the top Regional Universities-North, Bentley was also ranked:

  • #1 Highest First-Year Retention Rate 
  • #2 Average Amount of Need-Based Aid Awarded
  • #3 Most Innovative Schools
  • #4 Best Undergraduate Teaching
  • #7 Best Value 
  • Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Programs to Look For- Internships

The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review ranked Bentley the #1 college in the nation for internship opportunities and #3 for career services. In addition to the best-in-the-nation rankings, Bentley was named to the list of Best Northeastern Colleges, Colleges That Pay You Back, and Top 50 Green Colleges.

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Money Magazine

Money ranks Bentley #4 in the United States in a ranking of Best Colleges for Business Majors. It also ranks Bentley #3 on a list of the “Most Transformative Colleges” that deliver the most value-add in helping students succeed after graduation. 



Forbes ranks Bentley #12 on their list of Best U.S. Colleges for International Students based on overall quality, international student population, international student graduation rate and percentage of students who pursue academic fields most popular among international students.


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