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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    601
  • Program Cost
    $70,215
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
175 Forest Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02452, United States
Website

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is an internationally recognized business school, dedicated to preparing the next generation of smart, nimble and compassionate leaders. A diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares students to make an immediate and lasting impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School stresses the role of technology on business practice, in offerings that include an MBA, master of science, PhD and executive education programs.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    54%
  • Selectivity
    66%

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About Bentley University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.27 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 38
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 0 to 90
Admissions Selectivity
66% McCallum Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

601 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 575
75% 601
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 277
66% 66.0
54% 54.0
Female
44% 44
International
65% 65
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Bentley University
  • Bilkent University
  • Assumption College
  • Kathmandu University
  • Northeastern University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
7% 7
680 to 709
7% 7
7% 7
650 to 679
10% 10
12% 12
620 to 649
14% 14
19% 19
590 to 619
10% 10
11% 11
560 to 589
23% 23
23% 23
530 to 559
11% 11
12% 12
500 to 529
6% 6
5% 5
Under 500
15% 15
5% 5
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
0%
58% 57.85206896551723
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
0%
25% 24.93132867132867
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 1,500
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $70,215
  • Budget $52,835
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $70,215
  • Budget $52,835
18 Full Tuition Scholarships
$27,770 Average Scholarship Amount 85% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
86% 86
85% 85
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$3,307,001
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
95%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
23 McCallum Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Team project
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Tax
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Other
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MIM (International Management)
  • MBA/MSM (Management)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months)
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded audio video equipment to digital high definition in all classrooms and teaching spaces. Installed SmartBoards in classrooms including hybrid-online which utilize asynchronous materials plus live video-over IP for 50 classes per semester. Created 4 state of the art studio classrooms. Each is equipped with collaboration stations that include a 47" LED display, PC, webcam, VGA/HDMI connectivity. All studio classrooms and some labs now offer classroom management software allowing instructors to display information from the podium PC or broadcast collaborative group screens.

Students: Who are my classmates?

57% International Students
42% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
65% 65
Asian American
12% 12
Hispanic
9% 9
Student Citizenship
North America
43% 43
Asia
28% 28
Middle East and North Africa
10% 10
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,093 Living MBA Alumni
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.