Waltham, MA
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Applicant Status At Bentley University

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:7,040
Male Applicants:4,432
Female Applicants:2,608
Total Acceptances:3,172
Male Acceptances:1,887
Female Acceptances:1,285
Acceptance Rate:45%
Yield: ? 31%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(800) 523-2354
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$50
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early ActionNovember 15January 23
Early DecisionNovember 15December 19
Regular Decision January 15 April 1
Must-Reply-By May 1
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:978
Full-Time Male Enrollment:567
Full-Time Female Enrollment:409
Part-Time Male Enrollment:2
Part-Time Female Enrollment:0
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 1,015
Applicants Accepting: ? 475
Students Enrolled: ? 15
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:505
Applicants Accepted:244
Students Enrolled:132

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 530 - 620 593 - 670 540 - 640 1663 - 1930 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 25 - 29 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:45%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:90%
Students Submitting ACT:30%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Bentley is built on a hill, which students walk up every day.
  • Don't call Boston "Beantown."
  • Get out and explore Waltham as soon as possible.
  • It's a drinking school with a business problem.
  • It's not a good school for people not committed to studying business.
  • Learn to manage your time well.
  • Meet as many people as possible during your first week.
  • There is a large emphasis on group projects.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Call the Office of Undergraduate Admission at (781) 891-2244 or (800) 523-2354 to find a time and date that works for you. Interviews are offered weekdays and selected Saturday mornings. In January, a limited number of slots are available by appointment, hourly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During February and March, interviews are not available while the Admission Committee is reviewing applications. From April to December, interviews are available by appointment, hourly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For Financial Aid information, contact the Office of Financial Assistance at (781) 891-3441 to set up an appointment to discuss your financial situation and/or application with a counselor. You can also walk in when you are on campus for a tour or admissions interview.
Campus Tours
Come one, come all. See the Bentley trademarks at their finest, including the state of the art library and trade room.
Tours are offered weekdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and selected Saturday mornings. Tours usually last for about one hour to an hour and a half and can be scheduled on the same day as an interview, provided there is room in the schedule. If you would like to see the Dana Athletic Center, you can make a request to have it included in your tour or join one of the special tours that leave at noon and always include the center.
Tours are given by actual Bentley students, so you will have the chance to ask any burning questions about what the school is actually like.
Overnight Visits
Spending the night on campus can be arranged on an individual basis by speaking with the Admissions Office. You will be paired with a current student and spend a day in their shoes. You might go to a few Bentley classes, chill on the Greenspace, grab some dinner in the caf, and then stay up past midnight hanging out in the dorms. If an overnight visit if possible, it can be a great way to see the campus from a different perspective than simply a tour and information session.
Virtual Tour of Campus
Did You Know?
  • Bentley is built on a hill, so if you plan to come for a visit, please bring comfortable walking shoes.
  • Bentley is located about 10 miles west of Boston, and you will have to drive on Route 128, which can be a parking lot during peak hours, so plan accordingly for drive times.
  • If you get lost, you can stop almost any student on campus and they will be willing to help you find your way to the correct building.
  • You can start purchasing Bentley gear early at the bookstore, located in Collins Hall.
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