Bentley alumni are earning among the highest salaries in the country 10 years after graduation, according to a new New York Times tool that helps students find the college that suits them best.
The tool allows students to rank colleges by choosing factors that are important to them. Bentley is ranked No.4 among colleges where alumni earn the highest median income a decade after graduation, ahead of schools such as Stanford, Princeton and Georgetown.
Bentley was also ranked No. 8 in the nation among colleges and universities offering the greatest return on investment, according to a report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. Bentley graduates enjoy a net economic gain of more than $1 million 20 years after graduation and $2.25 million 40 years after graduation, the report said.
The rankings reflect Bentley’s approach of combining a business education and technology with arts and sciences, preparing graduates to be successful leaders who excel in their careers and are a force for positive change in the world. For more than a decade, 97 to 99 percent of Bentley graduates have been employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.