Bentley University

May 30, 2024

University Information

Bentley University is a private co-educational university in Waltham, Massachusetts, 10 miles west of Boston. Founded in 1917 as a school of accounting and finance in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, Bentley moved to Waltham in 1968.

Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Bentley University. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a Bentley University student, please check with the Cronin Office of International Education for guidelines on enrolling in a study abroad program and receiving credit for your study abroad experience. If your university has listed recommended programs below, please consider them first and contact any of the program providers referenced in the reviews listed below for more information.

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Past Review Best Time Of My Life! Nanyang Technological University: Singapore - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I needed to be in an entirely different culture to learn the secret- that despite differences in ancestry, language, history, and religion, human beings are pretty much the same wherever they might be. This trip was the best experience of my life and I highly recommend it to future study abroad applicants!"

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Past Review Traveling And Experiencing An Entirely New Culture IFSA/Alliance: Shanghai - International Business in China

"I learned about adapting to a new culture very different from my own and about living in a country where they don't speak English. I thought that the experience was very worthwhile."

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Past Review Best Experience Ever! Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid: Madrid - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"More independence and cross cultural understanding"

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Past Review The Experience That Will Forever Change Your Life API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat de Barcelona

"I would just got with upf program not API housing was horrible"

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Past Review Life Changing Universidad de Pompeu Fabra (UPF): Barcelona - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This experience helped me grow as an individual. I learned about a different culture as I was actually living in it, something that made it even more fascinating, and got to travel to places I had never had the opportunity to visit before. I can definitely see myself going back to Barcelona and even living there someday. "

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Past Review Amazing, Absolutely Breathtaking! Na337 Global Climate Change Course Study Abroad Programs in New Zealand

"Learned alot about tectonic plates and earthquake prescence in New Zealand. Also learned alot about glaciers and the way they are formed, as well as the melting process and different parts of the glacier."

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Past Review The Best Four Months Of My Life. IES Abroad: Cape Town - University of Cape Town

"A new perspective for living in America and all the opportunities offered to us that we take for granted. Also some direction for my life post graduation realizing that there are many more possibilities than I originally believed ie travel, living abroad, peace corps etc. (not just obtaining a corporate job)."

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Past Review An Amazing And Unforgetable Adventure Throughout Europe Lorenzo de' Medici – Florence

"It was absolutely worthwhile. I learned to be much more independent and how to navigate myself through foreign countries. I only had myself to depend on (and the friends I made there). It was the most meaningful experience I've had by far. "

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Past Review Truly A Learning Experience Universidad de Pompeu Fabra (UPF): Barcelona - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about myself and how to live on my own. It was a great opportunity to see the world and be able to live in a different country"

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Past Review Awesome, Diverse, And Cheap City Off The Beaten Path. University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Gained an immense amount of international knowledge, and even though I had never been out of the US before the transition was not too difficult. The trip was absolutely worthwhile and I would highly recommend it."

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Past Review The Best Semester Of My Life Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT): Melbourne - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I feel as though the whole abroad experience was very much about self-discovery. I am much more comfortable now with myself, which has made it easier for me to interact with others. My social skills have been bolstered by this trip. It was definitely worthwhile. "

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Past Review So Different, Crazy, And Fun! Royal Holloway, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"How different other cultures were, it was definitely worthwhile!"

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Past Review Best Semester Of My Life Lorenzo de' Medici – Florence

"very worthwhile, helped me grow up"

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Past Review Culture Over Education, An Extended Vacation In Denmark Copenhagen Business School: Copenhagen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Traveling Europe was why I went, I did it, and I loved it"

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Past Review Dublin Is A Great City, School Was What You Made Of It. University College Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Broadened perspective. Countless stories and experiences that I'd be kicking myself until I died if i hadn't done. It was the most worthwhile thing I have done since I learned how to read."

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Past Review My Seoul Searching Success CIEE: Seoul - Arts and Sciences

"Personal growth, friendships from around the world, cultural experience, everything. You can't put enough words to describe this experience. It was definitely worthwhile. I wish Bentley made an effort to promote these non-traditional programs to the student body because it really is more rewarding than I ever thought it would be..."

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Past Review From The Great Barrier Reef To The Mountains Of New Zealand Bond University: Gold Coast - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Yes it was worthwhile. I love to travel and I loved seeing Australia. However Australia was not the cultural haven that Europe is so less was learned about history and culture."

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Past Review Amazing! University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I met so many amazing people and got to travel so much! I learned so much about the UK and Europe as a whole, it was worthwhile!"

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Past Review Beauty And The Beast: South Africa University of Cape Town: Cape Town - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"There is beauty in a lot of unlikely places. "

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Past Review It Was The Time Of My Life And I Didn't Want To Leave! Arcadia: Dublin - University College Dublin

"Living on my own was a new experience but I am glad I got to do it in Dublin. I loved adjusting to the culture and getting to know the city which was easy to do since our apartment was centrally located off Grafton street. There was always a new part of Dublin to explore, whether it was historical locations, meeting friends at p..."

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Past Review Wu Wien Lessons From Abroad Vienna University of Economics and Business: Vienna - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Studying abroad at WU was the experience of a lifetime. Although I suffered a hiccup when a misunderstanding led to not being able to complete a class, the overall experience was overwhelmingly positive. I picked up a little of a new language, was able to explore a city full of history and culture, made new friends, and had the ..."

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Past Review Amazing! Lorenzo de' Medici – Florence

"gained so much cultural experience and was exposed to a new way of life that i absolutely LOVED! completely worthwhile, wish i could do it all over again."

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Past Review Hku: Tough Program, But An Amazing And Unique Experience University of Hong Kong / HKU: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was a very tough program, but it was completely worthwhile. Take 3 or 4 classes if your home university will let you. I learned about so many different cultures, and got a better idea of what kind of work I'd like to do in the future (something international)"

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Past Review The Best Four Months Of My Life Universidad de Pompeu Fabra (UPF): Barcelona - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to live on my own in a city which will be very helpful moving forward. I got to see a lot of the world and gain new perspectives.The experiences i had abroad will contribute to future success."

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Past Review The Best Semester And Experience I've Ever Had Universidad Pública de Navarra: Pamplona - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"One thing that I learned was that you have to go into every situation with an open mind. I met so many different people from different cultures. I also learned to be a lot more independent and I would say that it was definitely worthwhile"

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