Bryan College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Bryan College
Bryan College. Courtesy of Bryan College

Bryan College Admissions Overview:

Bryan College accepts just under half of those who apply. Those who are accepted tend to have strong grades and good test scores. Students are required to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT as part of the application process. Students can fill out an application online, and then submit letters of recommendation, a personal statement/essay, and high school transcripts. Be sure to check out the school's website, and contact the admissions office with any questions!

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Bryan College Acceptance Rate: 42%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Bryan College Description:

Located on a 128-acre hilltop campus in Dayton, Tennessee, Bryan College is a small, private, Christian liberal arts college. The school's curriculum and principles have a biblical emphasis. Bryan College students come from 41 states and 9 countries. Students can choose from about 40 areas of study, and business is by far the most popular major (well over half of graduating students major in business). Students with strong SAT/ACT scores and a high GPA should look into Bryan's Honors Program. Perks include smaller classes, special field trips, and thesis or internship work. In athletics, the Bryan Lions compete in the NAIA Appalachian Athletic Conference. The school fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate teams. Popular sports include soccer, golf, basketball, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,481 (1,349 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 66% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $24,450
  • Books: $1,250 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,990
  • Other Expenses: $2,625
  • Total Cost: $35,315

Bryan College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 95%
    • Loans: 53%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,948
    • Loans: $6,058

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Psychology, Elementary Education, Exercise Science, Music, Religious Education, Political Science, History, English Literature

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 52%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 58%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Bryan College Mission Statement:

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"Bryan's mission is "educating students to become servants of Christ to make a difference in today's world." The College seeks to assist in the personal growth and development of qualified students by providing an education based upon an integrated understanding of the Bible and the liberal arts."

Bryan College profile last updated July 2015.

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