Accounting at Bentley University
Bentley is located in Waltham, Massachusetts and approximately 5,314 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 194 students received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bentley.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.
Bentley Accounting Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
- Master’s Degree in Accounting
Bentley Accounting Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at Bentley compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The accounting major at Bentley is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools||2|
|Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools||5|
|Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools||15|
|Most Focused Accounting Doctor’s Degree Schools||16|
|Most Focused Accounting Schools||17|
|Most Popular Accounting Master’s Degree Schools||39|
|Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools||223|
|Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools||405|
Earnings of Bentley Accounting Graduates
The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Bentley is $58,700. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 34% higher than the national average of $43,900 for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.
Accounting Student Demographics at Bentley
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Bentley University.
Bentley Accounting Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Bentley University with a bachelor's in accounting.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
Bentley Accounting Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Bentley University with a master's in accounting.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Bentley also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- General Sales & Marketing
- Business/Corporate Communications
- Business/Managerial Economics
Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into
A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MA, the home state for Bentley University.
|Occupation||Jobs in MA||Average Salary in MA|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks||45,570||$47,020|
|Accountants and Auditors||35,360||$81,460|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Rob1646 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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