Bryant University

1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI

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Bryant University is a nonprofit private college that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, in a predominantly suburban area. Enrollment at Bryant University exceeds 3,600 annually.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. The majority of students accepted to this school achieve an SAT score in a range of 1535 to 1810, or an ACT score in a range of 22 to 26. Roughly 80% of all students that applied were accepted at Bryant University, with 19% of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at

Tuition is approximately $38,000 for the year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's tuition calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $8,300 for the year. Students at this school may be eligible for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Bryant University is the "Bulldogs", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through oversight by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division I-AA)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the students Bryant University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Bryant University is around 3,700 students, with undergraduate students making up about 94% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $43,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $980 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$18,078
Receiving Student Loans59%$13,180

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Bryant University may provide services including:

  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 82%, Bryant University is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years78%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Bryant University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Northeast Conference)
  • Basketball (Northeast Conference)
  • Track and Field (Northeast Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Northeast Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation


Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Bryant University for official up-to-date information.

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