International Students

Step One

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

To apply to College of Business graduate programs

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 

Step Two

Once admitted:

  • 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.

Step Three

Life at Bryant

To learn more, please contact:

College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: (401) 232-6330

Graduate School of Business
Phone: (401) 232-6230

Mailing address:
Bryant University
College of Arts and Sciences/
Graduate School of Business
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917 

 >>Bryant school code: 003095