About Bryant University: Bryant is a student-centered university located in New England. Throughout our 144-year history, Bryant has transformed and empowered students to achieve their personal best in life and their chosen professions. You will acquire knowledge, develop character, and achieve success -- as you define it. With 3,200 undergraduates and more than 400 graduate students, the campus offers a diverse and enriching student life where you will learn more about yourself, about others, and the world.
Balance of Business and Liberal Arts: Bryant is the choice for individuals seeking the best combination of business and liberal arts, utilizing state-of-the-art technology. Our cross-disciplinary approach provides a well-rounded education that teaches students the creative problem-solving and communication skills they need to successfully compete in a complex, global environment.
Bryant's rigorous academic programs are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The University's College of Business has been recognized and accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business -- a distinction earned by only ten percent of universities worldwide.
The College of Arts and Sciences' array of academic programs combine a deep understanding of theory with practical skills and marketable experience so students can make a meaningful impact immediately upon graduation.
Academic Programs at the College of Arts and Sciences
||Global Studies / International Relations
||Politics and Law
||Literary and Cultural Studies
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The College of Business at Bryant University offers business specialties with the depth and breadth of a large business school paired with the individual attention found on small college campuses.
Academic Programs at the College of Business
|Accounting Information Systems
|Computer Information Systems
Graduate Academic Programs at the College of Business
|Business Administration (MBA)
||Professional Accountancy (MPAc)
Life at Bryant University: More than 3,000 students come to Bryant from 31 states and 30 countries. The University has all the advantages of a small community with close relationships among students, faculty, and university administrators. The campus is large enough so that there are always plenty of people to meet and interesting things to do.
Leadership, teamwork, and organizational skills are valuable components of your education, and Bryant provides abundant opportunities to develop in these areas. Join one of more than 70 organizations on campus, such as Delta Sigma Pi, the coed business fraternity; Amnesty International; the Student Senate; or the International Student Organization. Participate in one of 22 Division II varsity athletic programs, or choose from 10 intramural or 13 club sports -- you'll have fun, learn teamwork, and develop your competitive spirit.
Bryant also presents an array of cultural, arts, and speaker programs featuring world-class performers and renowned figures such as Emmy-award winning filmmaker Ken Burns, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Lech Walesa, former CNN world-affairs correspondent Ralph Begleiter, and former General Electric CEO Jack Welch.
Off-campus Learning Opportunities: The Office of Career Services has relationships with more than 350 companies, and can help students get practical experience in their fields of study. Students have gained valuable work experience through internships at companies such as Walt Disney World, Fidelity Investments, Hasbro, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Textron, The White House, local and regional media outlets, and a number of nonprofit organizations.
Support for International Students: Bryant offers many services for international students. All new international students attend a special orientation program in August to learn about housing, support services, and activities on campus. You will also be instructed on how to open a U.S. bank account, how to travel by bus or train, and how to adjust to American culture.
The Intercultural Center for International Education and Multicultural Affairs (ICC) at Bryant nurtures awareness and appreciation for diversity by bringing together community members to develop educational and social programs. The Center advises two major student organizations -- the International Student Organization (ISO) and the Multicultural Student Union (MSU). These groups create programming and events to build greater cross-cultural understanding and foster cultural diversity.
Great Location: Bryant University is situated on 420 acres of beautiful New England countryside, and is only 15 minutes from Providence and its excellent restaurants, professional sports events, concerts, and cultural attractions. Many Fortune 500 corporations and other major companies are located within driving distance of the Bryant campus. Boston (just 45 minutes from Bryant) and New York City (only a 3-hour drive or train ride) with all their culture, history, and corporate opportunities, are also easily accessible.
The weather in New England is variable from season to season, and the Bryant campus changes with it. In winter a blanket of snow may cover the Commons, and in summer the campus is bursting with colors of blooming roses and hydrangeas.
|Average Temperatures in
Smithfield, Rhode Island
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Admissions Process: The international admission committee wants to get to know each applicant. Acceptance to Bryant is based upon the quality of scholastic achievement shown by each individual. Bryant University accepts the Bryant application or Common Application; click here to express your academic preferences and complete the initial inquiry form. Bryant requires an application fee of $50 and the following documents:
- Secondary school records
- Official results of both the SAT and TOEFL
- Letter of recommendation from your secondary school counselor or principal
- Essay or statement of purpose
- Certificate of finances and supporting bank documents
The application deadline is 1 February. Decision letters are mailed mid-March, and enrollment deposits are due 1 May.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bryant University. To learn more, review all of our programs and select the ones that interest you. Then complete the inquiry form, and we'll respond directly.