Bentley University is on a 163-acre campus in a suburban setting in Waltham, Massachusetts, not far from Boston. There are many activities and organizations for Bentley University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Bentley University also has fraternities and sororities.
Bentley University has a thriving Bentley Investing Group. In fact, more students participate in Bentley Investing Group than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Bentley University include Bentley Consulting Group, PRIDE, Bentley Real Estate Group and International Student Association.
The Bentley University community comes together each year for Spring Day, Back 2 Bentley and Super Bingo.
Bentley University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Bentley University students live on campus. In 2021, 51% of undergrads at Bentley University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 49% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bentley University. There are 3,400 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,061 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,000 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Bentley University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Bentley University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Bentley University:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Bentley University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bentley University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Bentley University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Bentley University has CCTV security cameras; Community Policing team; Rape Aggression Defense classes; CPR, AED and first-aid training.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Bentley University, take Route 128 to Waltham, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Boston Logan International Airport airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bentley University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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