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Bryant University Overview

Located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, Bryant University is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Smithfield makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Bryant University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$46,960 Avg Cost After Aid
74% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at Bryant is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Bryant is the master's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Bryant makes roughly $89,490 a year. This is 119% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Bryant to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Bryant University?


Contact details for Bryant are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917-1291
Phone: 401-232-6000

How Do I Get Into Bryant?

You can apply to Bryant online at:

Admission Requirements for Bryant

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Bryant?

74% Acceptance Rate
41% Of Accepted Are Women
30% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Bryant University is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 59% of accepted students are men and 41% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Average Test Scores

About 30% of students accepted to Bryant submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 650. Math scores were between 570 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bryant University  ( 550 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Bryant University  ( 570 to 650 )
Bryant received ACT scores from 4% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 26 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for Bryant University  ( 26 to 30 )

Can I Afford Bryant University?

$46,960 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
0.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bryant is $46,960. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bryant, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $14,291 a year. That adds up to $57,164 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bryant is 0.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Bryant University Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,038 Full-Time Undergraduates
37% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,063 undergraduate students at Bryant, with 3,038 being full-time and 25 being part-time.


There are also 378 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,038 full-time undergraduates at Bryant, 63% are male and 37% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bryant University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 113
Black or African American 112
Hispanic or Latino 208
White 2,343
International Students 147
Other Races/Ethnicities 115

Geographic Diversity

Rhode Island students aren't the only ones who study at Bryant University. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 61 countries are represented at Bryant. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at Bryant University

119 Took All Classes Online
119 Took At Least One Class Online
2,000.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 119 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bryant has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 6th most popular in Rhode Island for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Bryant

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bryant University was 2,000.3%. This is the #66 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bryant regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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