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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$71,320
Tuition and Fees
$51,830
Room and Board
$16,960
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$1,230
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@bentley.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
November 15
Award Notification
On or about March 31
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002124
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement  
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
702 (71.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
481 (70.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
481 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
193 (40.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
95%
Average Award
$37,997
Need-Based Gift
Received by 479 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,941
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 449 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,497
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 100 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
307 (21.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,254

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,453 (58.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,823 (74.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,823 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
689 (39.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$37,680
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,798 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,947
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,729 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,467
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 305 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,013 (22.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,128

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,997
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,781
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
88
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
109
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,877

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