Bryant University is a world-class institution committed to the success of students who seek to distinguish themselves in the dynamic, competitive global marketplace.
We welcome students from all over the world; our international graduate students comprise about 10 percent of the graduate school population. International students add a unique perspective that enriches discussions with faculty and other students, bringing to life international issues that are infused within the Bryant curriculum.
To apply to College of Arts and Sciences graduate programs
- Master of Arts in Teaching
- Graduate Studies in Communication
- Master of Science in Global Environmental Studies
To apply to College of Business graduate programs
- For all business graduate programs: Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, or Master of Science in Taxation
For all international applicants to any Bryant graduate program
Submit the following documents before the deadline.
- Statement of Objectives - A one-page statement of your reasons for pursuing a degree at Bryant, your career objectives, and how a graduate degree will contribute to your professional development
- A resume of your academic and employment history;
- Transcripts - Undergraduate degrees of international students must be equivalent to a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree. Transcripts must be translated to English and the grades converted to a 4.0 grading system. Suggested agencies that can provide this service include: World Education Services; The Office of International Education Services; The Center for Educational Documentation
- TOEFL score - Minimum score 580 (paper-based); 237 (computer-based); 92 (Internet-based). Bryant's TOEFL code for graduate programs is 3095.
- Graduate Assistantship application (optional) - These competitive positions involve conducting academic research and/or preparing class materials. Successful applicants are expected to work with an academic department in exchange for partial tuition abatement. *Applications must be submitted by the priority deadline (April 15)
- Submit your Certificate of Finance
- Submit your application fee
- Submit your Intent to Enroll form and the non-refundable commitment deposit.
- Plan your arrival to campus. The closest airport is the Providence T.F. Green International Airport . International students will attend an orientation session along with domestic students; the dates should be listed in your admission packet.
- Obtain an I-20 visa from Bryant University and apply for a student visa at the U.S. Embassy . See the F-1 VISAS and ENTERING THE U.S. tabs on this page.
Life at Bryant
- Housing - There are limited on-campus housing opportunities for graduate students; most choose to rent a room or apartment in Smithfield or Providence.
- Transportation - The public bus system Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is the main way for students without cars to travel around. Bus No. 52 goes from the Smithfield campus to downtown Providence every 40 minutes. Other destinations include the Lincoln Mall, The Crossing at Smithfield, Providence T.F. Green International Airport, and the Providence train station.
- Work - Find work on campus.