Bryant University Professor Ilsabeth Bornstein with students drawing on glass in the Quinlan / Brown Academic Innovation Center.

First-Year Admission

We’re excited that you want to apply to Bryant. Our application process is comprehensive and holistic, taking the entire student into account.

You’ll start synthesizing business and liberal arts concepts from your first class with your hands-on experiences on campus. By graduation, the Bryant values of global perspective, innovation, creativity, character, and leadership will become part of your DNA.

We offer admission interviews and test-optional alternatives. Show us how you shine and share with us your big plans. If you think you’ll thrive in a learning environment that places a priority on experimentation and collaboration, we can’t wait to meet you. 

How to Apply: 

All students are encouraged to apply online using the Common Application 


Application Deadlines:

You can start your application using the Common Application, which requires you to create a log-in password, allowing you to save and add your application as needed before you are ready to submit it to Bryant. 

Application Round Application Deadline Decision Notification Enrollment Deadline 

Early Decision I 

Early Action 

Early Decision II 

Regular Decision


November 1

November 15

January 16

February 1


Early December




January 2

May 1

March 15

May 15