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Liberal Arts General Studies at Bentley University

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Liberal Arts General Studies at Bentley University

What traits are you looking for in a liberal arts school? To help you decide if Bentley University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's liberal arts program.

Bentley is located in Waltham, Massachusetts and approximately 5,314 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 86 students received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Bentley.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Liberal Arts General Studies section at the bottom of this page.

Bentley Liberal Arts General Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts

Bentley Liberal Arts General Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks liberal arts programs across the country. The following shows how Bentley performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The liberal arts major at Bentley is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Liberal Arts General Studies. 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 2
Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 165
Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 972
Most Focused Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 1,253

How Much Do Liberal Arts Graduates from Bentley Make?

The median salary of liberal arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at Bentley is $57,400. This is 90% higher than $30,200, which is the national average for all liberal arts bachelor's degree recipients.


Liberal Arts Student Demographics at Bentley

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the liberal arts majors at Bentley University.

Bentley Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 86 liberal arts students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Bentley, about 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical liberal arts bachelor's degree program is made up of only 38% men. So male students are more repesented at Bentley since its program graduates 5% more men than average.

Bentley Gender Breakdown of Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in liberal arts at Bentley are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Bentley University with a bachelor's in liberal arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors at Bentley University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 47
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Bentley also has a doctoral program available in liberal arts. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Liberal Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in liberal arts 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


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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