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Bryant University is a private institution that was founded in 1863. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,180, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 428 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Bryant University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 14. Its tuition and fees are $37,234 (2013-14).
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Since 1863, Bryant has offered an education that challenges, inspires, and prepares students for success. This year, we celebrate our 150th anniversary, a time to reflect on Bryant's distinguished history as we look forward to our future as a leader in preparing you, our students, to create your path, expand your world, and achieve your success in this age of unlimited global opportunity.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Bryant University, it's important to note the application deadline is February 1, and the early action deadline and the early decision deadline are December 3 and November 15, respectively. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 1. The application fee at Bryant University is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 62 percent and an early acceptance rate of 64.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||62.0%|
|Application deadline||February 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Bryant University is 15:1, and the school has 24.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Bryant University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Mathematics and Statistics; Social Sciences; and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 87 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||77%|
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Bryant University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,180, with a gender distribution of 58.1 percent male students and 41.9 percent female students. At this school, 81 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 19 percent of students live off campus. Bryant University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Bryant University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Bryant University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Bryant University, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Bryant University.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Bryant University, 65.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,758.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$37,234 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$13,664 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data