Bryant University

1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, United States
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Overview of Bryant University

About this school

Bryant College, founded in 1863, is private college of business studies. It is dedicated to preparing students for success in life and business. The college is among the one-sixth of all of the nation's business programs that hold accreditation from the AACSB, The International Association of Management Education. Barron's has repeatedly recognized Bryant as a "best buy" in post-secondary education. The school offers a rich, comprehensive curriculum that requires study in both business and the liberal arts. The emphasis on cross-disciplinary thinking fosters innovative problem-solving skills and a global market perspective. Bryant is the first accredited college in the region to offer a major in financial services. Its 387-acre campus is located in Smithfield, 12 miles from Providence
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,477
    • Men:2,115 (60.8%)
    • Women:1,362 (39.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Bryant University 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 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
1150 Douglas Pike
City, State, Zip
Smithfield, RI  02917
Phone
(401) 232-6100
Fax
(401) 232-6741
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Senior year first-quarter grades, three short essay questions in place of test scores 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
73% of 7,242 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 2,895 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 4,347 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,014 (19%) of 5,285 admitted students enrolled
Women
366 (17%) of 2,151 admitted students enrolled
Men
648 (21%) of 3,134 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
21%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
607 average
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
47%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
3%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
595 average
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
47%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |24-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
22%
• Score 24 - 29
59%
• Score 18 - 23
19%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $43,973 (70.21636726546906%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,702 (25.07305389221557%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (2.2355289421157685%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,550 (2.475049900199601%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Bryant University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On or about March 24
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003402
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
730 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
616 (84.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
616 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
187 (30.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$25,278
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 348 (56.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,528
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 498 (80.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,671
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 459 (74.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
101 (11.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,537

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,106 (91.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,087 (67.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,080 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
631 (30.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$25,319
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,351 (65.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,287
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,749 (84.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,820
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,490 (71.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
235 (6.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,736

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$52,949
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
48.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
5.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
International Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other 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


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


169

Part-Time Faculty


131

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


47%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 3% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 44% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

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
142,039

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
526
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Bryant University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


90.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


72.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


78.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


79.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (45)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Psychology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • General Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sports Studies
  • Statistics, General
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Mathematics and statistics

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Science, Master of Science in Taxation, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance and Banking
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxation

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


20,613

Nearest Metropolitan Area


428 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Boston, Providence

Weather


Temperature
19.1 average low in January, 76.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
21 mile(s) from campus in Warwick
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Providence
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Providence

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


80% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


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
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
School Colors
Black, white, and Vegas gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, field hockey, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Bryant University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, calo community activism & leadership organization, linked through leadership, technology & applied analytics club, dawg pound, enactus

Sororities


16% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,418

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,477
Women
1,362
Men
2,115

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.8% Asian
  • 4.1% Black/African-American
  • 7.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 80.8% White
  • 1.8% Unknown

International Students


7.4% from 53 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


274

Student Resources

Study resources