Cost of Attendance Changes

Next table and chart illustrate the changes of total cost of attendance (COA) for Bentley University over the past 10 years. The COA has increased 38.56% for that period where last year costs was $71,320. The total cost includes the tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs. The total costs varies by student tuition rates (i.e. in-state or out-of-state) and living facility (i.e. staying on or off campus).
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Cost of Attendance Changes of Bentley University

Tuition & Fees Changes

The tuition & fees has increased 40.7% for last 10 years where the 2020 tuition & fees are $50,060. The undergraduate tuition & fees has raised from $37,058 (2010) to $51,830 (2020). The graduate school tuition & fees has raised from $27,468 (year 2010) to $39,180 (year 2020). Next table and chart show the changes of tuition & fees at Bentley University over last 10 years.
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YearUndergraduateGraduateChanges By Year
2010-11$37,058$27,468-
2011-12$38,328$28,628 3.54%
2012-13$39,628$29,636 3.50%
2013-14$41,110$30,825 3.86%
2014-15$42,511$31,757 3.51%
2015-16$44,085$33,075 3.81%
2016-17$45,760$34,380 3.90%
2017-18$48,000$36,240 4.89%
2018-19$49,880$37,500 3.90%
2019-20$51,830$39,180 3.90%
Tuition & Fees Changes of Bentley University

Books & Supplies Costs Changes

The costs for purchasing books & supplies required/recommended for courses have increased 18.18% from year 2010 to 2020 where current year costs are $1,300.
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YearBooks & SuppliesChanges by Year
2010-11$1,100-
2011-12$1,100 0.00%
2012-13$1,150 4.55%
2013-14$1,200 4.35%
2014-15$1,200 0.00%
2015-16$1,200 0.00%
2016-17$1,260 5.00%
2017-18$1,260 0.00%
2018-19$1,290 2.38%
2019-20$1,300 0.78%
Books & Supplies Costs Changes of Bentley University

Living Costs Changes

The living costs including room, board, and other living expenses have increased 35.65% when a student lives on campus facilities and 35.65% when living off campus from year 2010 to 2020. Next table shows the changes of living costs at Bentley University.
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YearLiving On CampusLiving Off CampusChanges by Year
2010-11$13,315$13,315-
2011-12$13,670$13,670 2.67%
2012-13$14,110$14,110 3.22%
2013-14$14,620$14,620 3.61%
2014-15$15,149$15,149 3.62%
2015-16$15,720$15,720 3.77%
2016-17$16,330$16,330 3.88%
2017-18$16,920$16,920 3.61%
2018-19$17,540$17,540 3.66%
2019-20$18,190$18,190 3.71%
Living Costs Changes of Bentley University

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