Institutional Data

Bryant University is a selective university with prestigious national and international rankings, top accreditations, and strategic affiliations.

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College of Business

Academic Programs


Institutional Profile Data

  • Workplace Demographic data

  • 99% of the Class of 2019 received full-time jobs or were enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

  • Median first-year starting salary of the Class of 2019: $60,000

  • 80% of undergraduates and nearly 94% of freshmen reside on campus in single-sex and coed residence halls, suites, and townhouse apartments (2019-2020 data).

  • 6% of students are international (2019-2020 data)

  • Students represent 44 different countries and 38 different states and territories

  • Bryant offers more than 195 different major/minor combinations.

  • Average class size: 26 students; student/faculty ratio: 13:1

  • All classes are taught by faculty, not teaching assistants or graduate students.

  • Faculty are dedicated to teaching and are active with scholarly research.

  • Full-time faculty with highest degree in their field: 83%

  • Three master's programs – MBA, MPAc, MSPAS

  • 100% of our students complete a service learning project at Bryant.

  • 22 varsity Division I sports

  • More than 400 different companies come to campus to recruit for full-time jobs.

 

  • In the Payscale College Salary Report Bryant is among the top 9 percent in the country (143 out of 1,566) for the highest alumni salaries overall, with the average early career salary for all Bryant alumni at $60,500 and $108,600 at mid-career.

  • A+ for Immediate Post-Graduation earnings; A+ for Mid-Career Post-Graduation Earnings - College Factual

  • A report by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, “A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges,” ranks Bryant among the top 100 (approx. 2 percent) in the U.S. and No. 1 in Rhode Island.

  • Bryant University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of Bryant University. Bryant University recently completed its year-long self-study in preparation for its ten-year Comprehensive Evaluation. The Self-Study Report provides insights into how Bryant meets the nine NECHE Standards for Accreditation. 

  • The College of Arts and Sciences is a member of AAC+U - The Association of American Colleges and Universitiesthe leading national association for undergraduate liberal arts education.

  • The College of Business at Bryant University is accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Bryant is one of only 5% of colleges and universities in the world to earn this prestigious accreditation.

  • The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Physician Assistant Program.

  • The Department of Public Safety is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies.

  • Bryant University has been approved by Rhode Island to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.  NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of post-secondary distance education.

     

Academy of Management

American Political Science Association

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Greater Boston MBA Consortium

National Collegiate Honors Council

Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education

Alpha Kappa Delta 
Sociology

Beta Gamma Sigma 
Business

Chi Alpha Sigma 
Athletics

Kappa Mu Epsilon 
Mathematics

Lambda Pi Eta 
Communication

Mu Kappa Tau 
Marketing

Mu Sigma Rho 
Statistics

Omicron Delta Epsilon 
Economics

Omicron Delta Kappa 
Leadership

Phi Alpha Theta 
History

Pi Sigma Alpha 
Political Science

Phi Sigma Iota 
Foreign Language

Psi Chi 
Psychology

Sigma Tau Delta 
English


Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

Association on Higher 
Education and Disability

Central R.I. Chamber of Commerce


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards


Coalition of New England Companies for Trade


College Reading and 
Learning Association


Financial Planning Assn.

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS)

Human Resource Management Association of Rhode Island

International Institute of 
Business Analysis

International Writing Centers Association

Learning Assistance Association of New England

National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals

National Association of 
Insurance and Financial 
Advisors

National Association for Developmental Education

National College Learning Center Association

National Council of Teachers of English

National Resource Center 
for The First-Year Experience 
and Students in Transition

National Tutoring Assn.

New England Peer Tutor Association

Newport County Chamber of Commerce


North American Small 
Business International 
Trade Educators

North Central Chamber of Commerce

Northeast Writing Center Association

Northeast Association of Institutional Research (NEAIR) 

Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools

Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

Project Management Inst. Society for Human Resource Management U.S. Green Building Council
World Trade Centers Association

The CARES Act, which establishes and funds the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), directs institutions of higher education (“institutions”) to use no less than 50 percent of funds received under Sections 18004(a)(1) and 18004(c) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus.