Bryant University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$41,700

2.8% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$34,663

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.01%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

73%

7,242 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,751

94.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

79.1%

638 Graduates

About

Bryant University is a higher education institution located in Providence County, RI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bryant University were General Marketing & Marketing Management (181 degrees awarded), General Finance (158 degrees), and Accounting (131 degrees).

In 2017, 1,088 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bryant University. 42.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (826 degrees), 14.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bryant University is $41,700, which is $20,967 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bryant University is $41,700, which is $20,967 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,663.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,700

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bryant University was $41,700. The cost of tuition at Bryant University is $20,967 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$34,663

2017 Value

5.01%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bryant University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,663. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bryant University grew by 5.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,842

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bryant University was of $11,842 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 0.556% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Bryant University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.22% with respect to 2016, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.01%

2016 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bryant University was 3.01%, which represents 21 out of the 697 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Bryant University received 7,242 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.984% annual decline. Out of those 7,242 applicants, 5,285 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73% acceptance rate.

There were 3,751 students enrolled at Bryant University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bryant University has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,285

Accepted Out of 7,242

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bryant University was 73% (5,285 admissions from 7,242 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 67.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.984%, while admissions grew by 7.33%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Bryant University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bryant University has a total enrollment of 3,751 students. The full-time enrollment at Bryant University is 3,553 students and the part-time enrollment is 198. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at Bryant University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bryant University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.5% White, 6.61% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Black or African American, 3.47% Asian, 1.44% Two or More Races, 0.373% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.133% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bryant University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (46.9%), followed by White Female (27.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (38.5%), followed by White Female (34.8%) and Asian Female (2.22%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bryant University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,751 students. The full-time enrollment at Bryant University is 3,553 and the part-time enrollment is 198. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at Bryant University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bryant University was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Bryant University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,795

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    248

  3. Black or African American

    138

The enrolled student population at Bryant University is 74.5% White, 6.61% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Black or African American, 3.47% Asian, 1.44% Two or More Races, 0.373% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.133% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 170 fewer women than men received degrees from Bryant University. The majority of degree recipients at Bryant University are white (826 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bryant University is General Marketing & Marketing Management (181 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (158 degrees) and Accounting (131 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bryant University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Math & Statistics (46 degrees awarded), Business (855 degrees), and Communications (46 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bryant University are Accountants & auditors (1,133,800 people), Other managers (783,762 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (464,341 people), Financial managers (461,364 people), and Chief executives & legislators (371,506 people).

The most specialized majors at Bryant University are Math & Statistics (46 degrees awarded), Business (855 degrees), Communications (46 degrees), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Psychology (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bryant University are Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Bryant University are Math & Statistics (46 degrees awarded), Business (855 degrees), Communications (46 degrees), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Psychology (27 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bryant University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,013,081 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (645,533 people), Computer Systems Design (567,323 people), Banking & related activities (558,726 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (526,311 people).

The most specialized majors at Bryant University are Math & Statistics (46 degrees awarded), Business (855 degrees), Communications (46 degrees), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Psychology (27 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 181 degrees awarded

  2. 158 degrees awarded

  3. 131 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bryant University was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 181 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 629

  2. 459

In 2017, 629 degrees were awarded to men at Bryant University, which is 1.37 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (459).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 135 degrees were awarded to men at Bryant University in General Finance, which is 4.35 times more than the 31 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded to women at Bryant University in General Marketing & Marketing Management, which is 1.18 times more than the 83 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%

100% Completion Time

80%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 76% of students graduating from Bryant University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bryant University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.82% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    826 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    58 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bryant University is white (826 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

2.39% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    473 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    353 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bryant University is white male (473 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (353 degrees).

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Operations

Bryant University has an endowment valued at nearly $174M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $23.9M (13.7%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Bryant University had a total salary expenditure of $147M. Bryant University employs 70 Professors, 49 Lecturers, and 37 Associate professors. Most academics at Bryant University are Male Professors (47), Male Lecturers(25), and Female Lecturers (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bryant University are: Service, with 90 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 87 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 74 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$174M

2017 Endowment

9.84%

growth from 2016

Bryant University has an endowment valued at about $174M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bryant University grew 9.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $141M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.41M - Federal

  2. $376k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Bryant University received $1.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $376k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$62.7M

2017 Salaries

4.91%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Bryant University paid a median of $62.7M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($147M) and a 4.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.11% growth from 2015 and a 4.4% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.8M

Instructional Salaries

169

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bryant University paid a total of $21.8M to 169 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

70 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

90 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bryant University were Professor with 70 employees; Lecturer with 49 employees; and Lecturer with 37 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bryant University were Service with 90 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 87 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 74 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bryant University was Male Professor with 47 employees, Male Lecturer with 25 employees, and Female Lecturer with 24 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bryant University.

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