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.
How to Apply
Submit the following documents before the deadline.
1) Application for Graduate School Admission
2) 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.
3) Your resume - Your academic and employment history
4) One recommendation
5) 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
6) GMAT score - Scores must be sent directly to Bryant by the Council. *Scores will be waived for applicants holding doctorate degrees.
7) TOEFL score - Minimum score 580 (paper-based); 237 (computer-based); 92 (Internet-based).
8) 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) .
9) $80 application fee
1) Submit your Intent to Enroll form and the non-refundable commitment deposit.
2) 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.
3) Submit your Certificate of Finances.
4) Obtain an I-20 visa.
Life at Bryant
1) Housing - There are limited on-campus housing opportunities for graduate students; most choose to rent a room or apartment in Smithfield or Providence.
2) 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.
3) Find friends on campus. The Intercultural Center is available for academic and ESL help and there are several groups that organize events for international and multicultural students.
4) Work - Find work on campus.