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Undergrad Profile

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 co-curricular 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.




• Founded in 1863, Bryant is a private, nonprofit, coeducational, accredited four-year university.
• 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.
• 3,462 full-time and part-time students
• 80% of students live on campus in single-sex and co-ed residence halls, suites, and townhouses.
• Average class size: 26 students
• 52 countries to choose from for study abroad
• 99%
of students employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation
• Median first-year compensation for Class of 2016 graduates: $57,000
• Accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities
• Bryant’s International Business degree program is a member of CUIBE, the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education.

More than 100 areas of study,
College of Business
• Accounting
• Data Science
• Entrepreneurship
• Finance
• Financial Services
• Global Supply Chain Management
• Human Resource Management
• Information Systems
• International Business
• Leadership and Innovation
• Marketing
• Team and Project Management

College of Arts and Sciences
• Actuarial Mathematics
• Biology
• Chinese
• Communication
• Economics
• Environmental Science
• Global Studies
• History
• Literary and Cultural Studies
• Mathematics and Statistics
• Politics and Law
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Spanish

2017–2018 Costs:
Tuition: $41,700
Room and Board: $15,095 
Activity Fee: $409

Application Deadlines & Fees:
Early Decision I: November 1
Early Action: November 15
Early Decision II: January 15
Regular Decision: February 1
Application fee: $50 

Financial Aid: Scholarships are offered based on academic criteria. Need-based financial aid is also available. The FAFSA form deadline is February 15.

Admission & Contact: The Office of Admission is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am–4:30 pm, and Saturdays, 9:00 am–2:00 pm. During the summer months, the office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am–4:00 pm, and Saturdays, 9:00 am–2:00 pm.
Call 800-622-7001 for more information.