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Colleges / Bryant University

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate69%

About Bryant University

Bryant University is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of Smithfield, Rhode Island. Bryant University was founded in 1863. The university currently enrolls around 3,483 students per year, including 3,218 undergraduates.

Bryant University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Bryant University. Around 69% of applicants get into Bryant University each year. Out of 8,898 applications received in 2022, 6,124 students were offered admission.

Bryant University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 86%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 86%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 19.4%

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Bryant University is located in the town of Smithfield, Rhode Island, near Boston and Providence.

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College Info

1150 Douglas Pike Smithfield, RI 02917-1291

Campus Setting: Suburban

Bryant University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bryant University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bryant University is May 1.

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Bryant University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1180 - 1320


Math SAT Range

583 - 670


Reading SAT Range

580 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1320 and Above


1180 to 1320


1180 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bryant University students is 1213. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bryant University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1180 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1180 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bryant University.

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Wondering what life at Bryant University is like? There are approximately 3,483 students enrolled at Bryant University, including 3,218 undergraduate students and 265 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 13% percent are from RI and 87% percent of students are from other states.


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