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Bryant University Student Life

Bryant University is on a 428-acre campus in a suburban setting in Smithfield, Rhode Island, not far from Boston and Providence. Bryant University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Bryant University also has fraternities and sororities.

Bryant University has a thriving Collegiate Entrepeneur Organization (CEO). In fact, more students participate in Collegiate Entrepeneur Organization (CEO) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bryant University include Bryant U Spanish Cultural Org (BUSCO), Her Campus, Bryant Habitat for Humanity and Bryant Outdoor Adventure Club.

Bryant University students' favorite campus traditions are Reunion@Homecoming, REDay (Research & Engagement Day) and Festival of Lights.

Does Bryant University Offer Student Housing?

Bryant University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Bryant University students live on campus. In 2021, 81% of undergrads at Bryant University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 19% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bryant University. There are 2,974 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,259 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,578 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Bryant University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Bryant University Athletics

At Bryant University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Bryant University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Racquetball Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Squash Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Volleyball Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1
Tennis Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Bryant University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Bryant University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bryant University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Bryant University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Bryant University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Bryant University, take Interstate 295 to Smithfield, RI. If you need to fly, book your flight to T.F. Green airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Rhode Island you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bryant University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Bryant University Students

37%

Women

63%

Men

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

13%

In State

87%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

3,259

Graduate Students

381

Bryant University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,640

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$47,782

Out-of-State

$47,782

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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