Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

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For more than a century and a half, Bryant University has inspired excellence in an ever-changing world.

For nearly 160 years, Bryant University has been a leader in delivering an exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Our return on investment is among the top 1% in the US.

Attending Bryant will help you achieve more than you ever imagined. Our students benefit from a career-focused curriculum that integrates business, STEM fields, and the liberal arts, which gives you an important competitive advantage. By selecting the combination of studies that interest you most, you’ll discover how to take your talents and interests and turn them into a career you’ll love.

Collaborative and experiential learning is at the center of a Bryant education. Group projects, academic competitions, business simulations, and internships are just a few of the ways you’ll develop highly marketable skills and prepare for your future.

We’ve created an educational experience that combines living and learning—what you study in class will be reinforced by the activities and organizations you take part in and the conversations you have with your friends and mentors. Your professors, whose expertise is sought after around the globe, are dedicated to helping you reach your fullest potential. You’ll form lifelong bonds with your fellow students through clubs, sports, special events, and just by spending time together.

Our graduates thrive—no matter the location, organization, or field they choose. The University’s Amica Center for Career Education will help you to develop career skills and make invaluable connections. A 50,000-member international alumni network will introduce you to opportunities around the world.

Bryant’s approach prepares you for both personal fulfillment and professional success. Ninety-nine percent of Bryant students are employed—or enrolled in graduate school—within six months of graduation and their median starting salary is $72,500.

The International Student Experience at Bryant University
Bryant University is a private university in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Bryant has two undergraduate colleges, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business, as well as a School of Health Sciences and a graduate school. International students from nearly 60 countries study at Bryant University—and bring with them a world of experience that enriches our campus community.

We're proud that hundreds of students from around the world—from India and China to Canada and the Dominican Republic—choose Bryant. As an international student, you'll experience everything our University has to offer, from being part of our residential living community to participating in campus traditions, all while furthering your education and broadening your horizons.

Bryant University is committed to creating an inclusive community, a place where students of all backgrounds can thrive. A built-in support network of advisors, mentors, and peers will help you make the most of your time here, and the University offers a variety of programs and resources to support the unique needs of an international student body.

The Office of Admission considers international students for academic scholarship awards when they submit their application to Bryant. A number of privately funded (non-government) education loans are also available to international students who are able to secure a US citizen co-borrower.

Bryant’s Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) helps the University create a culture that celebrates diversity and embraces diverse perspectives. It also serves as a resource for international students by advocating for them and providing essential services to assist, educate, and support their educational and professional pursuits.

Our 4MILE orientation program is uniquely designed to aid first-year international and domestic multicultural students with transitioning to life in the United States and at Bryant University. It will help acclimate you to your new home and introduce you to the academic and personal resources that will help you succeed.

Through our Intercultural Center, Bryant’s international students can participate in an array of events and programs which bring together our multicultural community. More than 100 student-run clubs and organizations, including the Spanish Cultural Connection, the Multicultural Student Union, the Dragon Dance Team, Franco BU, Hillel, and the International Student Union, offer many ways for international students to get involved, and even take the lead, in the student experience.

No matter where you're from, Bryant will become your home away from home during your time here.



#6 in the Regional Universities North category | U.S. News & World Report


#32 in Best Value Schools | U.S. News & World Report


#22 in Most Innovative Schools | U.S. News & World Report


Best 389 Colleges, Top Colleges in Northeast | Princeton Review 2024


Bryant University’s location in Smithfield, Rhode Island, just 15 minutes from the city of Providence, Rhode Island, an hour from Boston, Massachusetts, and three hours from New York City, provides exciting internship, entertainment, and employment opportunities within driving distance.

With 3,063 undergraduate students, Bryant’s beautiful, secure 435-acre campus combines a close-knit, friendly community with the resources of a large university.

Vision 2030

A forward-thinking curriculum ensures that Bryant graduates will achieve success both now and in the future by anticipating the needs of industry and society. The University’s Vision 2030 strategic plan sets a trajectory for the next decade by delivering a superior educational and campus life experience, competitive athletics, and unbeatable student outcomes.

New School of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Bryant’s new School of Health and Behavioral Sciences offers a unique interdisciplinary education—integrating studies in health sciences, cognitive and behavioral sciences, data analytics, and business—that will prepare students for exceptional careers in fields including healthcare analytics, healthcare management and finance, and public and community health.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “To 'Be Bryant' means to discover your full academic and professional potential. You'll be able to engage in experiences here that allow you to shine and create your own personal success story.”

    • Julia Di Natale '22
  • “My favorite thing about Bryant is that there are so many opportunities that exist to find what you're passionate about. All of the clubs, career development opportunities, guest speakers and workshops here show you that your possibilities are endless. “

    • Bryant Brown '22
  • “Bryant was the perfect fit for me. It had really strong academics, competitive athletics and a great return on investment. I trusted Bryant to lead me in the right direction and it helped me find my path.”

    • Ryan Dumont '21, '22 MBA
  • “I went everywhere on my college search. I've been all over the country and I've toured every single type of school—and I never found another community like Bryant's. It's really close-knit and we look out for each other.”

    • Kasey Thomas '24