Bentley University requires at least 121 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Bentley University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Bentley University does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 88% of students who start college at Bentley University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Bentley University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Bentley University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Bentley University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Bentley University.
Reminder: Check with Bentley University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Bentley University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bentley University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Bentley University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Bentley University
Bentley University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Bentley University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Bentley University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Bentley University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Bentley University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Bentley University.
❌ Bentley University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Bentley Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Bentley University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Bentley University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Bentley University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Bentley University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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