Bryant University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Bryant University
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Bryant University uses the Common Application. Students can fill out this application and use it for any school that also uses that application, saving time and energy. With an acceptance rate of 67 percent, Bryant University is largely open, and the majority of applicants are accepted each year.

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Admissions Data (2016)

  • Bryant University Acceptance Rate: 67%

Bryant University Description

Founded in 1863, Bryant University today is one of the top-rated master's universities in the North. The 420-acre campus is located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, a town northwest of Providence. The university is made up of the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business. The majority of undergraduates major in one of the business fields, and the business school has been highly ranked by Business Week. Bryant students come from 31 states and 45 countries, and the college has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio.

In athletics, the Bryant Bulldogs recently made the move from Division II competition to the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 3,698 (3,462 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 60% Male / 40% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Room and Board: $14,975
  • Other Expenses: $1,400
  • Total Cost: $58,637

Bryant University Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 91%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,586
    • Loans: $12,725

Academic Programs

Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 90%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 16%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 73%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 77%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Football, Lacrosse, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Golf
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Swimming and Diving, Softball, Basketball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Cross Country

Data Source

National Center for Educational Statistics

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