At Bryant, you’ll get an innovative experience where you can create your path, expand your world, and achieve your success.
Inspiring a new generation of innovative leaders, Bryant today is the culmination of more than 150 years of continuous growth and evolution. Today’s interconnected, fast-paced world requires leaders who are prepared with the knowledge, skills, and qualities of character for success. Throughout our history, we’ve embraced new ways of thinking to deliver academic programs that anticipate the future in a changing world.
Our path-breaking integration of business and the liberal arts is energized by a rich culture of innovation in what we teach and how we teach it. World-class faculty integrate theoretical and applied concepts in a broad range of majors. The academic experience is enhanced by rich cocurricular opportunities, service learning programs, and internships for engaged, experiential learning.
At Bryant, we offer an education that values creativity and integrative thinking and crosses traditional academic lines—tools you will need to make a difference. Combined with our student-centered community, you’ll find we create an immersive student-life experience that integrates living and learning.
Create your path
At Bryant, our integrative curriculum is nationally recognized for innovation in what we teach and how we teach it. Your learning experience will go far beyond the textbook and the status quo.
Here you’ll study both business and the arts and sciences—meaning you’ll major in one and minor in the other. You’ll learn how to innovate—and collaborate—to solve problems and gain real experience from the very first semester. You’ll also do it in ways that span industries and cultures and that advance positive societal change.
Most of all, you’ll be inspired to excel by our faculty, who teach in new and engaging ways and whose expertise is sought after around the globe.
Achieve your success
We know the Bryant experience prepares world-ready graduates. Our impressive outcomes, and the return on investment our students receive, highlight the success that’s possible with a Bryant degree: 99% of our graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation, and employers tell us how much they love hiring accomplished Bryant graduates. The median starting salary for the graduating Class of 2016 is $57,000.
Our academic programs, distinguished by the integration of business and the arts and sciences, can give you the critical-thinking skills, writing skills, and working knowledge of business you need to excel in any field.
Outstanding faculty, with many options for study
Here you’ll learn from world-class experts, researchers, and scholars. At Bryant, our faculty meet the highest of standards—80% hold PhDs or have a terminal degree in their field. They’re committed to teaching in our student-centered environment. Even outside of class, they’ll be your mentors and coaches.
We keep the classes small; there are no large lecture halls, and 100% of your classes will be taught by professors—not teaching assistants or graduate students. You’ll have more than 100 courses of study to choose from, including basics like Accounting, Biology, and Psychology to contemporary programs like Forensic Science, Social Entrepreneurship, and International Business.
Purposeful campus life
Bryant, located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, has a beautiful, secure 435-acre campus just 15 minutes from downtown Providence, one hour from Boston, and three hours from New York City.
We offer a close-knit, friendly community; 80% of Bryant’s students live on campus. With 22 varsity sports teams, Division I spirit inspires the community to come together throughout the school year.
The campus life is as energetic and diverse as its student body, and we’ll purposefully help you build meaningful connections with organizations and student groups across campus. There are more than 100 student clubs and organizations at Bryant, including Greek life and academic clubs.
Located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, our safe, welcoming 435-acre campus is 15 minutes from Providence, one hour from Boston, and three hours from New York City.
• 52 countries to choose from for study abroad
• Accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and a member of AAC+U, the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the leading national association for undergraduate liberal arts education.
• $57,000 median starting salary for Class of 2016 graduates
• 99% of students employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation
• Member of CUIBE, the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (international business degree program)
Type of school: Founded in 1863, Bryant is a private, nonprofit, coeducational, accredited four-year university.
Size of Campus: Located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, our safe, welcoming 435-acre campus is located 15 minutes from Providence, one hour from Boston, and three hours from New York City.
Number of Students: 3,462 full-time and part-time students; 80% of students live on campus.
Number of Faculty: 13:1 student-faculty ratio
Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: We offer undergraduate programs, graduate programs and certificate programs. Our undergraduate program offers more than 100 courses of study, including:
Geographic Diversity: Students come to Bryant from 36 states and 60 countries.
International Student Services: The Office for International Students and Scholars, along with the PwC Center for Diversity and Inclusion, are resources for international students, providing essential services as well as academic and intercultural support.
4MILE: A special orientation program for incoming international students, 4MILE will help you acclimate to the Bryant campus and living in the United States.
ESL Program: To assist in the transition to an English-speaking university, international students may be asked to participate in an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program during their first semester at Bryant.
International Student Budget: (2016–2017)
Room and Board $15,095
Activity Fee $409
Financial Aid: Scholarships are offered based on academic criteria. No forms beyond the standard admission application are required for consideration. Need-based financial aid is also available for US citizens. The FAFSA form filing deadline is February 15.
Test Score Requirements: The minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 80 for the Internet-based test and 6.5 IELTS. TOEFL/IELTS can be waived for students who have demonstrated English proficiency.
Application Deadlines and Fees: Early Decision I candidates must apply by November 1; a commitment deposit is due by January 5. Early Action deadline is November 15; a commitment deposit is due by May 1. Early Decision II candidates must apply by January 15; a commitment deposit is due by March 23. Regular Decision applications must be in by February 1; a commitment deposit is due by May 1. The application fee is $50.