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Bryan College

Dayton, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

Bryan College Admissions

Reach out to Bryan College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Students who submit their applications to Bryan College for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.

Bryan College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Bryan College's admissions stats.

Bryan College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 11%
Mean SAT Score 1058
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 9%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 83%
Waitlist No

Bryan College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Bryan College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Bryan College?

Bryan College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How To Get Into Bryan College

Bryan College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Bryan College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Bryan College accepted 72% of students, approximately 843 from 1,169 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Bryan College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Bryan College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Bryan College

Bryan College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Bryan College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Bryan College

Wondering what factors are considered by Bryan College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Bryan College for more information on admission factors.

Bryan College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Bryan College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Bryan College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.4
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Other Requirements minimum ACT score of 18 or RSAT of 960 or CLT 61

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Bryan College?

Students admitted to Bryan College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Bryan College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 37% submitted a class rank. At Bryan College 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Bryan College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 32%
3.75 and 3.99 19%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 12%
3.00 and 3.24 10%
2.50 and 2.9 9%
2.00 and 2.49 1%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Bryan College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Bryan College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Bryan College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 9% of Bryan College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 83% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Bryan College?

To be competitive with other Bryan College applicants, you should aim to score between 1015 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Bryan College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1015, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Bryan College student is 1058.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Bryan College students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Bryan College students scored 655 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Bryan College?

To be most competitive at Bryan College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Bryan College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Bryan College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Bryan College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Bryan College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Bryan College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Bryan College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Bryan College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Bryan College.

Does Bryan College accept transfer credits?

✅ Bryan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Bryan College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Bryan College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Bryan College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Bryan College?

❌ No, Bryan College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Bryan College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Bryan College is 72%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Bryan College?

❌ Bryan College does not offer early decision.

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Bryan College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Bryan College? Bryan College is a somewhat selective institution. The Bryan College acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.


Bryan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bryan College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bryan College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bryan College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above


18 to 24


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Bryan College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Bryan College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Bryan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1015 - 1250


Math SAT Range

460 - 590


Reading SAT Range

550 - 655

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1250 and Above


1015 to 1250


1015 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bryan College students is 1058. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bryan College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1015 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1015 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bryan College.

Bryan College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Bryan College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.67. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Campus Setting

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