Bentley University is on a 163-acre campus in the suburban setting of Waltham, Massachusetts, not far from Boston.
Bentley University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Bentley University has fraternities and sororities.
Bentley University has the Bentley Investing Group. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
Bentley University students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Day, Back 2 Bentley and Super Bingo.
This table offers information on housing at Bentley University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||74%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,350|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,800|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||26%|
Bentley University offers housing for students. 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 2022, 74% of undergrads at Bentley University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 26% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bentley University. There are 3,350 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,996 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,800 students chose to live on-campus. 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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|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||√||√|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
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 Bentley University, take 95 to Waltham, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International Airport airport.
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