Bentley University in Waltham (Massachusetts) has made it possible to accept digital currencies as tuition payment. Bentley University’s president explained that the school has been “at the forefront in preparing business leaders” and further remarked that the faculty is “proud to embrace” the same technology its students are learning about today.
Bentley University Partners with Coinbase in Accepting 3 Digital Currencies
According to an announcement stemming from Bentley’s newsroom, the school of accounting and finance has partnered with Coinbase in order to give students and their families the ability to pay tuition with crypto.
Bentley accepts three cryptocurrency assets: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), as well as USDC. E. LaBrent Chrite, president of Bentley explained that the school was founded 105 years ago and is now embracing a new technology that could change the financial landscape completely.
“Bentley University is at the forefront in preparing business leaders with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the changing world economy,” the university president said in a statement. “We’re proud to embrace this technology that our students are learning about, which will soon transform the global business landscape they’re about to enter.”
Bentley Scholar Says Students ‘Have a Real Interest in Knowing More About Blockchain’
There are many universities that accept cryptocurrency around the world, such as the University of Cumbria (Carlisle), England; the Financial Business School of Paris, France; and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Business School of Spain. Lucerne University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland also accepts cryptocurrency.
In addition to Bentley University in Massachusetts, in the United States King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, accepts bitcoin as well, and the University of Pennsylvania accepts cryptocurrencies. The University of California, Berkeley accepts cryptocurrency asset payments. Alex Kim, a Bentley Blockchain Association student was also mentioned in the announcement.
“Students have a real interest in knowing more about blockchain, decentralized finance, and cryptocurrency investments,” said Kim in the press statement. “These technologies are influencing the industries where they will be working,” the Bentley student added.
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