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Bentley Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Bentley? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Bentley University 2021 diversity report are below.

Bentley Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bentley University?

Bentley total enrollment is approximately 5,314 students.

4,177 are undergraduates and 563 are graduate students.

Bentley Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bentley undergraduate population is made up of 41% women, and 59% men.

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Bentley Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,395
International 688
Asian 367
Hispanic 309
Unknown 167
Black or African American 144
Multi-Ethnic 104
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bentley Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.

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Bentley Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 330
White 154
Asian 28
Black or African American 19
Hispanic 16
Unknown 10
Multi-Ethnic 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bentley achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #441 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  441 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  87.48 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Bentley Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Bentley is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bentley is ranked 1,987 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1987 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  47.58 out of 100
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Bentley racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

Bentley Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,900
International 1,089
Asian 447
Hispanic 352
Unknown 210
Black or African American 192
Multi-Ethnic 119
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bentley University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 883
Asian 52
Black or African American 51
Multi-Ethnic 13
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Bentley ranks 1,657 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1657 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  56.30 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 2,322 female students and 2,992 male students at Bentley.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bentley is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.26 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 568 female teachers and 527 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
58.01% Out of State
12.49% Out of the Country

Bentley ranks 330 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

58.01% of Bentley students come from out of state, and 12.49% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  84 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 361
New York 155
Connecticut 101
New Jersey 69
New Hampshire 40

International Students at Bentley

Students from 95 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Venezuela.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
69.13% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  68.01 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bentley, 69.13% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,992
18-19 1,840
22-24 799
25-29 459
35 and over 225
30-34 174
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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