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Colleges / Bryant University

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%
Acceptance Rate74%

About Bryant University

Bryant University is a private, nonprofit institution in the suburb of Smithfield, Rhode Island. Bryant University was founded in 1863. The college enrolls around 3,400 students per year, including 3,022 undergrad students.

Bryant University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Bryant University. Around 74% of applicants get into Bryant University each year. In 2022, 6,985 students applied to Bryant University and 5,142 were admitted.

Bryant University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 86%
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 86%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30.4%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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

If you want to see Bryant University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 295 to Smithfield, or book a flight to the nearest airport, T.F. Green.

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College Info

1150 Douglas Pike Smithfield, RI 02917

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.

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

Bryant University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1300


Math SAT Range

570 - 650


Reading SAT Range

550 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1300 and Above


1130 to 1300


1130 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bryant University students is 1213. Applicants with SAT scores of 1300 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bryant University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1300 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bryant University.

Bryant University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bryant University is like? There are approximately 3,400 students enrolled at Bryant University, including 3,022 undergraduate students and 378 graduate students. 99% 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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