Bryan College

721 Bryan Dr, Dayton, United States
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Overview of Bryan College

About this school

Bryan, founded in 1930, is a liberal arts college with religious orientation. Its 100-acre campus is located in Dayton, 40 miles north of Chattanooga.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,401
    • Men:644 (46.0%)
    • Women:757 (54.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Bryan College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
721 Bryan Drive
City, State, Zip
Dayton, TN  37321
Phone
(423) 775-2041
Fax
(423) 775-7330
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
May 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
Minimum ACT score of 18 or RSAT of 940 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 679 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 394 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 285 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
223 (60%) of 369 admitted students enrolled
Women
110 (54%) of 202 admitted students enrolled
Men
113 (68%) of 167 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.53
375 And Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
26%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
510-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
15%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,600 (69.61250849762067%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,300 (19.850441876274644%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,250 (3.399048266485384%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,625 (7.138001359619307%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Bryan College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 31
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003536
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
163 (92.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
151 (92.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
151 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
61 (40.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$23,296
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 151 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,070
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 147 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,578
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 145 (96.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,330

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
571 (85.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
520 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
519 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
206 (39.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$21,946
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 489 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,502
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 511 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,487
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 437 (84.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $26,351

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,666
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


40

Part-Time Faculty


80

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Bryan College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


40.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Psychology, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Nursing, psychology with Richmont Graduate University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Business Administration and Management--General

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    7,313

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    130 acres

    Environment


    Small town/city

    Campus Size


    Weather


    Temperature
    28 average low in January, 86.4 average high in September
    Rain
    121 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    80 miles from campus in Knoxville
    Nearest Bus Station
    24 miles from campus in Athens
    Nearest Train Station
    371 miles from campus in Memphis

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    72% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    28%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Not available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Lion
    School Colors
    Red and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Bryan College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, practical christian involvement (pci), international students association, rugby club, nutella club, navigators

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    802

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,401
    Women
    757
    Men
    644

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.8% Asian
    • 6.4% Black/African-American
    • 5.1% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 83.5% White
    • 0.3% Unknown

    International Students


    2.4%

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    191

    Student Resources

    Study resources