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Bryant University Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Smithfield, RI

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 required

High School Units Required or Recommended

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

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted February 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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1150 Douglas Pike
City, State, Zip
Smithfield, RI 02917
Phone
(800) 622-7001
Fax
(401) 232-6741
E-mail
admission@bryant.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 1, February 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Senior year first-quarter grades, three short essay questions in place of test scores 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
71% of 7,632 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 3,083 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 4,549 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
958 (18%) of 5,418 admitted students enrolled
Women
375 (17%) of 2,228 admitted students enrolled
Men
583 (18%) of 3,190 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
78% of 174 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
86% of 3,481 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
350
Students Accepting Wait List Position
108
Students Admitted From Wait List
9

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.43
3.75 and Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
21%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
616 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11.79%
Score of 600 - 700
46.51%
Score of 500 - 600
40.2%
Score of 400 - 500
1.5%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
600 average
560-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5.32%
Score of 600 - 700
48.84%
Score of 500 - 600
42.69%
Score of 400 - 500
2.99%
Score of 300 - 400
.16%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
27 average
25-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22.41%
Score of 24 - 29
63.79%
Score of 18 - 23
13.79%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 20%
Top quarter: 48%
Top half: 88%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
1%
Student Government Officer
13%

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