Bryan College

Dayton, TN

Bryan, founded in 1930, is a liberal arts college with religious orientation. Its 100-acre campus is located in Dayton, 40 miles north of Chattanooga.

Website: www.bryan.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,401
Undergraduate
Students
(54.0%) 757 Women
(46.0%) 644 Men
191
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 679 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.53
SAT Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$34,300
Tuition and Fees
$26,800
Room and Board
$7,500
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$23,296
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$25,666
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
40
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Dayton Population
7,313
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
72% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
83.5% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
2.4%
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
721 Bryan Drive
City, State, Zip
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone
(423) 775-2041
Fax
(423) 775-7330
E-mail
admissions@bryan.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
May 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
Minimum ACT score of 18 or RSAT of 940 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 679 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 394 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 285 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
223 (60%) of 369 admitted students enrolled
Women
110 (54%) of 202 admitted students enrolled
Men
113 (68%) of 167 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.53
3.75 and Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
15%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
26%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
510-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
42%
Score of 400 - 500
15%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
36%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 22%
Top quarter: 44%
Top half: 89%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$34,300
Tuition and Fees
$26,800
Room and Board
$7,500
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@bryan.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003536
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
163 (92.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
151 (92.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
151 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
61 (40.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$23,296
Need-Based Gift
Received by 151 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,070
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 147 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,578
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 145 (96.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1 (.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,330

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
571 (85.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
520 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
519 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
206 (39.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$21,946
Need-Based Gift
Received by 489 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,502
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 511 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,487
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 437 (84.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $26,351

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$25,666
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Spouses of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Psychology, Parks and recreation
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Nursing, psychology with Richmont Graduate University
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
40
Part-Time Faculty
80
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
28%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Dayton Population
7,313
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
130 acres

Weather

Temperature
28 average low in January, 86.4 average high in September
Rain
121 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
24 miles from campus in Athens
Nearest Train Station
371 miles from campus in Memphis

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
72% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
28%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
police patrols, night watch

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Red and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, practical christian involvement (pci), international students association, rugby club, nutella club, navigators
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,401
Women
757 (54.0%)
Men
644 (46.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
802
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
83.5% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students.
2.4%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
191

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
45.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
47.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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