Cost & Financial Aid

The importance of choosing a university that delivers the highest returns cannot be overstated. Bryant’s innovative curriculum, purposeful student life program, and award-winning career education center ensure that your investment holds its value.

Paths to a Bryant education

These six character sketches – composites of many Bryant students – illustrate the variety of financial options that students and their families have taken to make the dream of a Bryant education a reality.

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To be considered for financial aid, you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) used to determine your eligibility for federal and institutional aid.



11/15 Transfer students for spring term
1/1 First date the 2016-17 FAFSA may be submitted to Department of Education
2/15 Deadline for students seeking Sept. 2016 entrance
3/1 Deadline for returning students seeking aid in 2016-17
4/1 Transfer students for fall term


For the upcoming year, Bryant will offer roughly $16 million in institutional grants and merit scholarships to incoming freshmen. Federal Pell Grants also are available to eligible students.

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need-based Aid

Don’t assume you are ineligible for financial aid. Because rules, regulations, and requirements change from year to year, you should at least apply. The time involved could pay a surprising dividend.

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Learn more about the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Subsidized Loan, and Federal Direct PLUS Loan, and how they differ from private non-federal loans.

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basics of financial assistance

Financial assistance may be made as a grant or scholarship, which typically does not require repayment;
education loan that require repayment over time; and/or part-time work-study employment.

Your return on investment

The enduring power of a Bryant degree continues to be recognized among the best in the country. The U.S. Department of Education and Money magazine give Bryant impressive marks for students' post-graduation salaries and on value for tuition dollars. 

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Where can I get an estimate of my net price to attend Bryant? What forms do I need to apply for financial assistance? How do I contact a financial aid couselor? These resources can help: