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Bentley University
Waltham, MA
LOCATION AND SETTING
Waltham Population 62,227
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Environment Small city
Campus Size 163 acres
Weather
Temperature 21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain 127 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 10 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Bus Station 10 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Waltham
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 79% of all students
Housing Requirements  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 21%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other security cameras; Community Policing Team; self-defense classes; CPR and first-aid training; anonymous crime reporting; fire drills
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Falcons
School Colors Blue and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf     x  
Ice Hockey     x x
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
Sororities 15% of women participate
Fraternities 12% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus