Bentley University

BENTLEY is an internationally recognized business university, dedicated to preparing the next generation of global leaders for career and life success. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley integrates an advanced business curriculum with the arts and sciences, taught using the latest technology by a faculty that collaborates across disciplines. Bentley offers a wide variety of majors and minors, as well as optional Liberal Studies and Business Studies majors designed to create a modern intersection of the arts and sciences and business that's unique in higher education. Bentley students are highly sought after by today's leading organizations because of their professionalism, exposure to state-of-the-art research tools, and diverse, real-world experience. In its 2016 rankings, the Princeton Review ranked Bentley #1 in the nation for best career services. The Miller Center for Career Services offers resources including an on-campus recruiting program involving 1,000 national and international companies, and online job and internship database, career fairs, workshops on topics such as interviewing and networking and the innovative Career Development Seminar (CDI 101) for first-year students. In 2016, more than 95 percent of students found employment or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. Their median annual salary was $55,000. Bentley's curriculum, focusing on business, technology and the arts and sciences, provides students with options for shaping an academic program that fits their skills, interests and career goals. Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree programs enable students to gain in-depth knowledge and skills in specific business disciplines: accountancy, actuarial science, computer information systems, corporate finance and accounting, creative industries, economics-finance, finance, information design and corporate communication, information systems audit and control, management, managerial economics, marketing, mathematical sciences and professional sales. Bentley also offers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree programs with majors in English, global studies, health studies, history, liberal arts, media and culture, philosophy, public policy, Spanish studies, and sustainable science. All Bachelor of Arts students gain business experience through either the Business Studies major (BSM) or minor. All students can also choose from minors such as entrepreneurial studies, law and sports management. The student's experience inside the classroom is supplemented by a variety of opportunities available outside the classroom including internships, service-learning, study abroad and corporate partnerships. More than 90 percent of Bentley students have at least one internship experience as an undergraduate with 71 percent of students completing two or more. The curriculum is supported by technology in seven high-tech learning labs. These labs include the financial Trading Room, which combines state-of-the-art technology and real-time data to offer firsthand exposure to financial concepts in simulated trading sessions. In the Center for Marketing Technology, students gain a full grasp of software options, familiarity with research tools and techniques, and knowledge of new digital marketing frameworks. The Center for Languages and International Collaboration (CLIC) is a resource for language courses and students with an interest in global issues. In the Media and Culture Labs and Studio, students use industry-standard software programs for screenwriting, sound mixing, graphic design, and DVD authoring. The User Experience Center (UXC) features labs ideal for usability testing and applications employed by Web developers, user-interface designers, and usability specialists. The CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox is a collaborative space for students to explore and learn new technologies.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1917 N/A Semester $250.6 million 175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452 (781) 891-2000
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96 100.0 Massachusetts Waltham 1095 1170