Bryant UniversitySmithfield, RI
1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917-1291
Bryant University is a private university in Smithfield, Rhode Island. It was founded in 1863 as a school for men preparing for the ministry. The school became Bryant College in 1904 and offered its first four-year degree in 1920. In August 1969, it was renamed Bryant University. The university has approximately 3,700 undergraduate and 700 graduate students.
The school was founded by Rev. James Mitchell as the Bryant & Stratton Commercial Institute. In its early years, it operated as a business school offering programs in accounting, bookkeeping, and stenography. In 1904, the school was renamed Bryant College after a benefactor, John Bryant. The school began offering its first four-year degree in 1920 and became a coeducational institution in September 1959.
The university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It offers bachelor's degrees in business, arts and sciences, and health sciences. Its graduate programs include master's degrees in business, accounting, and education.
Bryant University's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are known as the Bulldogs. The university is a member of the Northeast Conference. The men's basketball team has won one conference championship and made one appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The women's basketball team has won four conference championships and made four appearances in the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament.
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Main Website: https://www.bryant.edu/
Financial Aid: https://admission.bryant.edu/financial-aid-and-tuition
Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $65,706
Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $65,706
Return on Investment Rating
The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Bryant University is $247462.20. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.
We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Bryant University. For graduates of Bryant University, we saw an average early-career income of $65200.00 and mid-career income of $114800.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.
Admission RequirementsBryant University is a private university located in Smithfield, Rhode Island. The university was founded in 1863 and enrolls approximately 3,700 undergraduate and 700 graduate students. The university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Bryant University's admission requirements vary depending on the type of student you are. For incoming first-year students, you will need to submit your high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, and an application essay. For transfer students, you will need to submit your college transcript, a transfer application, and an essay. For international students, you will need to submit your secondary school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, and TOEFL or IELTS scores.
Bryant University's admissions process is holistic, meaning that we consider all aspects of your application when making a decision. We encourage you to submit your application early and to contact us with any questions you may have.
|Percentage of students receiving any financial aid||97%|
|Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants||12%|
|Percentage of students receiving state aid||2%|
|Percentage of students receiving institutional aid||96%|
|Percentage of students receiving a student loan||0%|
- Degrees Offered
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Majors Offered
- Accounting and Finance
- Applied Economics
- Applied Mathematics, General
- Applied Psychology
- Biology/Biological Sciences, General
- Business Administration and Management, General
- Chinese Language and Literature
- Computational and Applied Mathematics
- Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
- Digital Marketing
- Economics, General
- Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
- Finance, General
- Financial Planning and Services
- Healthcare Innovation
- History, General
- Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
- International Business/Trade/Commerce
- International/Globalization Studies
- Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
- Management Information Systems, General
- Management Science
- Marketing/Marketing Management, General
- Organizational Leadership
- Physician Assistant
- Political Science and Government, General
- Psychology, General
- Sociology, General
- Spanish Language and Literature
- Sustainability Studies