Published 08/05/15

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Princeton Review names Bryant to several of its "best" lists

Bryant University is featured prominently in the 2016 rankings compiled by The Princeton Review.

In addition to being named one of the best 380 colleges in the nation, Bryant is ranked 18th in schools with the best career services. The Princeton Review cited the fact that 98 percent of Bryant students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. Students told Princeton Review that Bryant is “student focused and very dedicated to job placement,” efforts of which include the career center's five-session Career Planning 101 course, job fairs, counselors, and a corporate recruiting program involving more than 350 companies. Professors “do everything they can to help you land a job” and “the alumni network helps to open a lot of doors for Bryant students after graduation,” students said.

Bryant appeared on several other Princeton Review lists:

These rankings, based on surveys of 136,000 students at the 380 top colleges ranked in the book during the previous two school years, are just the latest example of the growing acknowledgment of Bryant's academic excellence.

In just over a decade, Bryant has moved up the ranks in U.S. News & World Report from No. 24 in 2003 to No. 11 in September 2014.

The newest accolades include:

  • Bryant’s distinctive Applied Mathematics program is ranked No. 6 in the country by College Factual/USA Today.
  • Forbes named Bryant one of the top 50 entrepreneurial colleges in the country. Bryant is number 34 on the list.
  • With a "value added" grade of A-, Bryant is on Money magazine's list of 50 Colleges That Add the Most Value, otherwise known as schools that best help students exceed expectations
  • Ranked No. 68 in Money’s assessment of 736 colleges that provide the best value for your tuition dollar