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Bryant University
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  • 4 Year
  • SMITHFIELD, RI

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Bryant is an above-average private university located in Smithfield, Rhode Island in the Providence Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,205 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Bryant acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Finance, Accounting, and Marketing. Graduating 81% of students, Bryant alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $57,600.

About

1150 DOUGLAS PIKE
SMITHFIELD, RI 02917
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Northeast Conference

Bryant University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Bryant Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1050-1220
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$40,038 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,571 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 63 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 73 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 73 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,205 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
54
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Dedicated student that likes to party
    43%
  • Do the work and Party Hard
    28%
  • Uncultured
    13%
  • Suburban
    10%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Rich kids who have no concern for school work
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 79 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 90 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Close-knit community
    31%
  • Business School
    22%
  • Drinking school with business problem
    19%
  • Alcoholism
    14%
  • Passionate faculty
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$69,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
81%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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