United States, Rhode Island

Bryant University is a private university located in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Bryant has two colleges, the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Business, and has been accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Colleges and AACSB International. Bryant is a private New England university with a tradition of innovation and a vision of global success. The university’s academic programs are characterized by the integration of business, art, and science, with a global perspective. All students majoring in business administration must complete one of 27 minors in liberal arts. Students in the Bachelor of Science in International Business must take a language minor. All students studying in the College of Arts and Sciences have also completed business minors. The mission of the university is to educate and inspire students to discover their passion and become an innovative leader with world characteristics. Bryant University has cultivated character and leadership throughout the organization. 

Campus Life

The campus is located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, covering 435 acres. Bryant is only 12 miles from Providence and 50 miles from Boston. The university is committed to creating a sustainable campus and culture through a framework around 10 fields, including academics, research, energy, buildings, and land use, food and dining, and community involvement. Unistructured with modern functions concentrates most of our administrative and academic functions under one roof. Its focal point is the two-story Kovler Rotunda, which is the main meeting place for the Kobe community. The Krupp Library is a dynamic learning environment that combines traditional library services with extraordinary technology. It owns all the assets of the Belo Center and also has more than 250,000 printed and digital books, periodicals, and periodicals that students can borrow or use.

Noted Alumni

Bryant University has over 39,000 active and donating alumni. Some of the well-known alumni of Bryant University are Douglas H. Fisher the New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture, Dominick J. Ruggerio the President of the Rhode Island Senate and state senator from the 4th district, President Pro Tempore of the Rhode Island Senate and state senator from the 6th district Harold Metts, Jeanine Calkin the State senator from the 30th district, Nicholas Colasanto an actor, known for his roles in Cheers, Starsky & Hutch, and Chips, Zack Greer a Major League Lacrosse player for the Long Island Lizards, and National Lacrosse League player for the Minnesota Swarm, Pitcher for the Cleveland Indians James Karinchak, Addison Lynch the Quality Control Coach for the Los Angeles Chargers, and Guamanian swimmer Benjamin Schulte.