Bryant University

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Bryant University can be found in Smithfield, RI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Bryant University has an enrollment of approximately 3,800 students.

Most of the students accepted into this school got an SAT score in the range of 1550 to 1810, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 23 to 27. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Bryant University average GPA ranges from 3.28 to 3.45 for accepted students. About 80 percent of all applicant were admitted at Bryant University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 19 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Bryant University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Bryant University was reported as 76.6% in Fall 2013 with over 6,010 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1550 - 1810
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Bryant University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Bryant University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bryant University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 45.1%
  • 2010-2011: 53.2%
  • 2011-2012: 76.7%
  • 2012-2013: 76.7%
  • 2013-2014: 76.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.6%

How Does Bryant University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Bryant University is thirty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Providence College59.8%
Rhode Island School of Design27.3%
Dean College68.4%
Wheaton College67.4%
Nichols College80.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bryant University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 590
Math540 - 630
Writing500 - 590
Total Score1550 - 1810
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score23 - 27
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