Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island
4-year Private university


Bryant University is a private institution established in 1863 with suburban setting located at Smithfield. It is ranked 10 in Regional Universities North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#10 in Regional Universities North
Location Smithfield, Rhode Island
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1863
Selectivity Low
Size Small
3,477 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $43,973
Outstate Tuition Fee $43,973
Room and Board Fees $15,702
$66,200 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


67% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.3 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal
Other Applications Accepted Universal College Application

For International Students

-- Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Early Decision II Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$25,278 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$10,528 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $62,625
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
49% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application February 15
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

First-Time Freshman Academic Scholarships
Total Worth --
Eligibility first time freshmen
Minimum Criteria high school grade point average, SAT performance (if you submitted), high school class rank, your leadership and participation
Requirement for maintenance academic requirements
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Army ROTC Scholarship Program
Total Worth full value of tuition per year plus an annual book allowance, academic fees, and a monthly stipend
Details Government-funded Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarships are available on a competitive basis to qualified Bryant students.For ROTC scholarship recipients who also reside on campus, Bryant provides funding to cover the direct costs of room and board.
Family Discount
Total Worth tuition discount of 10 percent
Details When two or more siblings from the same family are simultaneously enrolled as full-time traditional undergraduates, the second student receives a tuition discount of 10 percent from the University, as long as both continue to be enrolled.


3,477 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
90% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
79% Students graduate within 6 years