Bryant University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,432
3.3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$40,361
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.706%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
68.8%
8,900 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,536
95% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
82.5%
694 Graduates

About

Bryant University is a higher education institution located in Providence County, RI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Bryant University were General Finance (173 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (141 degrees), and Accounting (104 degrees).

In 2022, 1,116 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bryant University. 41.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (863 degrees), 13.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bryant University is $48,432, which is $24,436 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Bryant University is $48,432, which is $24,436 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $40,361.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Bryant University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$48,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Bryant University was $48,432. The cost of tuition at Bryant University is $24,436 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$40,361
2022 Value
0.127%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Bryant University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $40,361. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Bryant University grew by 0.127%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,106
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bryant University was of $13,106 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.23% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Bryant University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.08% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.706%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Bryant University was 0.706%, which represents 5 out of the 708 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Bryant University received 8,900 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 27.4% annual growth. Out of those 8,900 applicants, 6,124 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,536 students enrolled at Bryant University in 2022. 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bryant University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,124
Accepted Out of 8,900

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bryant University was 68.8% (6,124 admissions from 8,900 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 73.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 27.4%, while admissions grew by 19.1%..

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SAT Scores

19%
Submission Percentage (2022)
187
Scores Submitted (2022)

19% of enrolled first-time students at Bryant University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bryant University had a total enrollment of 3,536 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Bryant University is 3,359 students and the part-time enrollment is 177. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Bryant University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bryant University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.1% White, 7.18% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Black or African American, 3.7% Asian, 2.49% Two or More Races, 0.141% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bryant University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (48.2%), followed by White Female (27.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.8%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.47%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bryant University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,536 students. The full-time enrollment at Bryant University is 3,359 and the part-time enrollment is 177. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Bryant University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bryant University was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Bryant University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,654 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    254 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    140 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Bryant University is 75.1% White, 7.18% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Black or African American, 3.7% Asian, 2.49% Two or More Races, 0.141% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 85 students (2.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 182 fewer women than men received degrees from Bryant University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bryant University is white (863 degrees awarded). There were 13.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bryant University is General Finance (173 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (141 degrees) and Accounting (104 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Bryant University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (907 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (29 degrees), and Social Sciences (32 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bryant University are Accountants & auditors (1,115,092 people), Other managers (984,270 people), Financial managers (593,911 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (527,871 people), and Chief executives & legislators (504,720 people).

The most specialized majors at Bryant University in 2022 are Business (907 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (29 degrees), Social Sciences (32 degrees), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Psychology (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bryant University are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Bryant University are Business (907 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (29 degrees), Social Sciences (32 degrees), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Psychology (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bryant University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,166,820 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (778,505 people), Computer Systems Design (761,869 people), Banking & related activities (617,193 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (589,275 people).

The most specialized majors at Bryant University are Business (907 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (29 degrees), Social Sciences (32 degrees), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Psychology (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bryant University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 173 degrees awarded
  2. 141 degrees awarded
  3. 104 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bryant University was General Finance with 173 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

649
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
467
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 649 degrees were awarded to men at Bryant University, which is 1.39 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (467).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Bryant University in General Finance, which is 4.5 times more than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Bryant University in General Marketing & Marketing Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

79%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 79% of students graduating from Bryant University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Bryant University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.31% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    863 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bryant University is white (863 degrees awarded). There were 13.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

1.88% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    515 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    348 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bryant University is white male (515 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (348 degrees).

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Operations

Bryant University has an endowment valued at nearly $208M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−6.38%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Bryant University had a total salary expenditure of 159M. Bryant University employs 61 Lecturers, 57 Professors and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bryant University are Male Professor (42), Female Lecturer (33), and Male Lecturer (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bryant University are: Service, with 92 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 90 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 83 employees.

Endowment

$208M
2022 Endowment
9.1%
decline from 2021

Bryant University has an endowment valued at about $208M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Bryant University declined 9.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $162M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$67M
2022 Salaries
4.04%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Bryant University paid a median of $67M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($159M) and a 4.04% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.3M
Instructional Salaries
157
Number of Employees

In 2022, Bryant University paid a total of $20.3M to 157 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
92 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bryant University were Lecturer with 61 employees, Professor with 57 employees, and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bryant University were Service with 92 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 90 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 83 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bryant University was Male Professor with 42 employees, Female Lecturer with 33 employees, and Male Lecturer with 28 employees.

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