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Bryant University Admission Requirements

Smithfield, Rhode Island

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Chances of getting into Bryant University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
76%
Admission Difficulty for Bryant University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Difficult 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Bryant University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Bryant University is 76%.  It ranks #6 in Rhode Island for lowest rate of acceptance. Bryant University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,700 out of 7,521 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent (SAT 1120/1280 ACT 25/30). Bryant University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.43. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Bryant University application fee is $50 and applications are due by May 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Bryant University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Bryant University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1120-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Bryant University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Bryant University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1200

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bryant University?

Bryant University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. Bryant University ranks #4 in Rhode Island for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bryant University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1280 and Above Good >86%
1200 to 1280 Avg + 76%-86%
1120 to 1200 Avg - 62%-76%
1040 to 1120 Reach 47%-62%
Less than 1040 Low <47%
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Bryant University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Bryant University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Bryant University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bryant University?

Admission data indicates that Bryant University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Rhode Island and #200 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bryant University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bryant University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
30 and Above Good >87%
27 to 30 Avg + 76%-87%
25 to 27 Avg - 65%-76%
23 to 25 Reach 53%-65%
Less than 23 Low <53%
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Bryant University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.43
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Bryant University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Bryant University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bryant University was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Rhode Island for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bryant University accepts 76% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

88.06% of Bryant University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bryant University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20.14%
Top 25% of class 48.47%
Top 50% of class 88%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Bryant University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,903 4,618 7,521
Accepted 2,334 3,366 5,700
Acceptance Rate 80% 73% 76%
Enrolled 288 518 806
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
87

Applicants have 87 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bryant University is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bryant University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Bryant University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bryant University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217165 IPEDS survey data for Bryant University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Bryant University?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Bryant University. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Bryant University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1280. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Bryant University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.