According to a press release from Bentley’s media, the accounting and finance school has teamed with Coinbase to allow students and their families to pay tuition in cryptocurrency.
Bentley will accept three cryptocurrencies: bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and the US dollar (USD) (USDC). Bentley president E. LaBrent Chrite explained that the 105-year-old institution is embracing a technology that has the potential to completely change the financial landscape.
“Bentley University is at the forefront in preparing business leaders with the skills”
“and knowledge to succeed in the changing world economy,”
So, the university president says 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.”
Students Have a Real Interest in Learning More About Blockchain, according to a Bentley Scholar.
The University of Cumbria in Carlisle, England, the Financial Business School in Paris, France, and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Business School in Spain are among the universities that accept cryptocurrency. Furthermore, crypto is accepted at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland.
In addition to Bentley University in Massachusetts, King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and the University of Pennsylvania both accept bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Furthermore, crypto asset payments are accepted at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). The Bentley release also mentioned Alex Kim, a student who founded the Bentley Blockchain Association.
“Students have a real interest in knowing more about blockchain, decentralized finance, and cryptocurrency investments,”
Then, Kim says in the press statement.
“These technologies are influencing the industries where they will be working,” the Bentley student added.
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