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Bentley University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
4,191
Total Undergrads
Including 147 Part-time
963
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

42% Women
58% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division II (with football)

Northeast 10 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

10
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $71,625)
9
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $49,350)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 45 31 - -
Baseball 23 - - -
Basketball 15 14 - Yes
Field Hockey - 26 - -
Football 99 - - -
Golf 14 - - -
Ice Hockey 27 - - -
Lacrosse 50 24 - -
Soccer 31 22 - Yes
Softball - 17 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 21 30 - -
Tennis 13 11 - -
Volleyball - 12 - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.8%
Hispanic 4.3%
Non-resident alien 9.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 15.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 59.6%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Pep Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 3
Property Crime 26

Notable Alumni

  • Mackenzy Bernadeau, professional football player, Carolina Panthers
  • Mike Malin, owner of the Dolce Group, contestant on Big Brother 2
  • Edward J. King, former governor of Massachusetts, former professional football player
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Christopher from Attleboro, MA
  • 5
  • Freshman year all students either live in Trees, Slade, or Miller which can be seen as the standard freshman year dorms but were quite large and nice compared to my…

  • Jul-16-2012 Read More
  • Sarah from Sharon, MA
  • 4
  • freshman year you will be living in a double (most likely), a triple, and (rarely) a quad. freshmen live in trees, slade, or miller. after freshman year, everyone lives in…

  • Jan-19-2012 Read More
  • Matthew from Derry, NH
  • 4
  • Dorms are actually pretty good as they offer fairly large size dorms and each room comes with central air units that have both air conditioning and heating. In my…

  • Jul-16-2012 Read More
  • Chanel from Baton Rouge, LA
  • 3
  • Freshman do not get much of a say in their housing. Overall the ranking system is fair rising seniors go first then juniors and sophomores. Within the grades they give…

  • May-18-2012 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 5
  • Bentley is ranked one of the top schools for Dorm rooms for good reason. Your freshman year you will have a room that is just a bit better than the…

  • Jul-23-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Liz
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    seasons is good, but you have to vary your choices otherwise it gets boring multiple locations for discretionary dining, upper campus and lower campus tend to be better than the dining hall.

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  • 3
  • Shane from Taunton, MA
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Well the dining hall is below average and you have to get creative. There are places for you to spend discretionary money on like a burrito place, Einsteins which is bagels, and a sandwich place too and a sub place. Falcon Market has lots of snacks.

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  • 3
  • Felix from Chelsea, MA
  • Nov-25-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is great at first, then you just want to try something new. Stick to what you like, but it is easy to diet.

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  • 3
  • Student in Waltham, MA
  • Oct-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Freshmen are required to have a meal plan because there aren't any kitchens in their dorms...after that, I suggest cooking because the options in the cafe get old quickly. However, there are different dining places to consider on campus.

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  • 2
  • Amy from Pittsfield, MA
  • Oct-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Food isn't bad, but it isn't a home cooked meal, thats for sure! Could use a bit more variety. Has the Mongolian Grill included in the meal plan which is close to a Fire and Ice style of eating.

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  • 4
  • Morgan from NY
  • Jul-15-2013 I am a current student here

    Many food choices spread around campus. Can always find something you would like to eat.

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  • 2
  • Alexander from Boston, MA
  • Mar-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Food choices are limited and seats are limited as well with some choices closing earlier than others. Taste is not very good, while the late night openings are somewhat better.

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  • 3
  • Alexander from Wellfleet, MA
  • Feb-14-2013 I am a current student here

    There is a cafeteria and other options on campus. However, since I am an Italian chef, it's difficult for me to find options that are satisfying and healthy. My roommates, however, like the Seasons Dining Hall and you can get fresh fruit there all day long.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alexander from Boston, MA
  • Mar-17-2013 I am a current student here

    There are social fraternities and sororities, professional business fraternities, and honorary fraternities too such as acting and those related specifically to the field of finance.

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  • 0
  • Alexander from Wellfleet, MA
  • Feb-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Yes- is is an important part of life at Bentley. I am an initiated member of Kappa Sigma and it's given me a chance to connect at a very deep level with a relatively small group of guys with whom you develop a bond for life. We have a social almost every week with the sororities and it's a great way to meet girls!

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  • 0
  • Lauren
  • Oct-23-2012 I am a current student here

    There are many frats and sororities on campus, but they are all well known and accredited.

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