At Bryant, students are inspired to discover their passions, become innovative leaders with character, and make a difference around the world.
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.
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: 3,477 full-time and part-time students; 76% of students live on campus.
Number of Faculty: 13:1 student-faculty ratio
Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: We offer undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. Our undergraduate programs offer more than 300 major/minor combinations, including programs in:
College of Business
• Data Science
• Financial Services
• Global Supply Chain Management
• Human Resource Management
• Information Systems
• International Business
• Team and Project Management
College of Arts and Sciences
• Actuarial Mathematics
• Environmental Science
• Global Studies
• Literary and Cultural Studies
• Mathematics and Statistics
• Politics and Law
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 life 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: (2018–2019)
Room and Board: $15,397
Student Fees: $897
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 for the IELTS. The 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 4. The 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 22. Regular Decision applications must be in by February 1; a commitment deposit is due by May 1. The application fee is $50.
Inspiring a new generation of innovative leaders, Bryant 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 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 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.
At Bryant, our integrated business and liberal arts education 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 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 your 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. Ninety-nine percent 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 2017 was $59,000.
Our highly regarded faculty of scholars, teachers, and mentors will help you reach your full potential. You’ll gain highly marketable critical-thinking skills, writing skills, and a working knowledge of business you’ll 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 standards—84% 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 300 major/minor combinations to choose from, including basics like Accounting, Biology, and Psychology to contemporary programs like Data Science, International Business, and Social Entrepreneurship.
Purposeful collegial community
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; 76% 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.
• 53 countries to choose from for study abroad
• Accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and the 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
• $59,000 median starting salary for Class of 2017 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)