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Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States
Our mission is to educate and inspire students to discover their passion, become innovative leaders with character, and make a difference around the world. Our innovative academic programs are attuned to the needs of industry and society.



Since 1863, the University has been preparing students with the knowledge, skills, and qualities of character to achieve a lifetime of success.


From the very first semester, you’ll find that Bryant’s interdisciplinary studies and engaged learning are designed with your success in mind. Princeton Review notes that Bryant faculty are “good at teaching, but even better at providing real working knowledge.”

You’ll take notes from an industry expert in one class and be on site doing service learning in the next. Our world-class faculty integrate theoretical and applied concepts in a broad range of majors from accounting to sociology, all complemented by rich co-curricular opportunities.


Career planning is a lifelong process that is best started early. Our nationally recognized career center helps connect students, alumni mentors and potential employers, and helps you connect your interests and goals to a path toward success by offering you comprehensive career development, academic internship programs, corporate recruiting, workshops, career fairs, and other events.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Student services

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) supports the University’s strategic goal for internationalization and globalization through education and programming outreach to the Bryant community. 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.

Housing services

Bryant has 17 progressive residence halls, from traditional first-year housing, to suites, to more than 100 townhouse-style apartments for upperclass students. Campus housing is available to students for all four years.

Library services

The Krupp Library provides access to information resources and library services that are central to Bryant University’s academic mission, offering a user-friendly atmosphere and a collection based on Bryant’s academic programs.

Medical services

The Department of Health Services provides routine and acute care including:

  • Treatment of illnesses and Injuries
  • Men’s healthcare
  • Women's healthcare
  • Testing, treatment, and counseling for sexually transmitted infections
  • Ordering and administration of required vaccines.

Student Life

Campus life

Bryant University is perfectly situated in the center of New England within 15 to 45 minutes of attractions, lodging, and restaurants in Providence and Newport, RI, and Boston, MA. New York City is a three-hour drive or train ride.

Sports facilities

Bryant offers 13 club sports and a variety of intramural programs. Each provides students who are not currently members of varsity athletics programs a way to channel their competitive spirit.

Student clubs

  • Our major organizations offer special events and opportunities for the entire community. Among them are Commuter Connection, International Student Organization, Multicultural Student Union, Student Programming Board (SPB), and Student Senate.
  • Sixteen academic clubs include Accounting, Actuarial, Economic, Finance, Marketing, International Business, and Psychologyassociations; Communication and Legal Studies societies; and Delta Sigma Pi, the co-ed fraternity for men and women in business.
  • You have an opportunity to experience the flavor and camaraderie of various cultures through the China Bryant Connection, Dragon Dance Team, Franco BU, Hillel, and Italian American Association.


  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges , Inc.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences is a member of AAC+U - The Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • The College of Business at Bryant University is accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Physician Assistant Program.

Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States

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