International Student Support and Resources

Bryant offers a number of programs and resources to support the unique needs of an international student body that represents more than 50 countries.

The Office of International Students and Scholars

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) supports the University’s strategic goal of inspiring a culture that celebrates diversity and embraces diverse perspectives. It also serves as a resource for international students and visiting scholars by advocating for them and providing essential services to assist, educate, and support their educational and professional pursuits.

OISS provides expertise on immigration issues and is responsible for keeping the University in compliance with federal regulations pertaining to student and exchange visitor visas.

By promoting cross-cultural and educational exchange through programming such as Global Community Hours and International Education Week, OISS is committed to enhancing intercultural and global learning within the Bryant community.

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Student Visas

Most international students at Bryant University are on F-1 visa status – the most common visa status used by students studying in the United States.

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4Mile

4MILE (Multicultural and International Leadership Experience) is a cultural and leadership program uniquely designed for first-year international and domestic multicultural students.

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Academic Support

Our Academic Success Programs offer specialized services for international students and English-language learners to prepare them for the global job market.

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Campus and Community

Participating in campus life builds a foundation for a fulfilling college experience. Among the many options: Join an academic or social organization. Play intramural sports. Attend a campus event. Get involved in community service. Share your culture with the Bryant community.

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Diversity and Inclusion

The PwC Center for Diversity and Inclusion comprises the Intercultural Center, Women's Center, Pride Center, the Interfaith Center and Campus Ministries. Together, they work to create a supportive and inclusive campus.