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Bryant University return on education investment in top 1% nationally, top 5% in New England, according to Georgetown University study
Feb 17, 2022, by Staff Writer
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SMITHFIELD, RI – Bryant University is a top national leader for return on higher education investment (ROI), according to the newly released Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) scorecard. Bryant ranks in the top 1% (No. 46) nationally of the  4,500 schools included in the study and among the top 5% (No. 10) of colleges and universities in New England. “The new national ranking represents Bryant’s steep ascent from No. 76 in 2019 to No. 46 in 2022, a jump of 30 positions. Bryant is No.1 on the list of Rhode Island schools.”

The study looks at potential long-term economic gains for graduates in terms of net present value (NPV), a metric that projects future earnings, costs, and investments.

These rankings are based on the CEW’s updated College Scorecard. The study looks at potential long-term economic gains for graduates in terms of net present value (NPV), a metric that projects future earnings, costs, and investments. The NPV for Bryant graduates after 20 years is $834,000, climbing to $1,396,000 and $1,857,000 respectively for 30 and 40 years out.

“Bryant’s superior education outcomes and return on investment data affirm the outstanding value of the University’s real-world ready education."

Nearly 10% of Bryant graduates are CEOs, COOs, and/or CFOs. The median starting salary for Bryant graduates is $60,000 and 99% are employed or enrolled in graduate study within six months of graduation. More than 25% of Bryant’s Class of 2022 has already secured post-graduate employment.

“Bryant’s superior education outcomes and return on investment data affirm the outstanding value of the University’s real-world ready education,” said Bryant President Ross Gittell, Ph.D.

“Our strong preparation for students to succeed and make a difference has created the foundation for Bryant’s Vision 2030 strategic plan,” Gittell said. “Vision 2030 positions the University for preeminence in educating the next generation of leaders through a distinctive curriculum at the intersection of business, the liberal arts and STEM integrated with a transformative student life experience.”

In addition to achieving long-term financial gains, Bryant graduates are prepared to succeed and contribute through an immersive educational experience focused on developing the skills and qualities of character needed for a 21st century global economy driven by technology and innovation. 

To learn more about Bryant University and the Vision 2030 Strategic Plan, visit news.bryant.edu.

 

About Bryant University

For nearly 160 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering an exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. The University delivers a uniquely integrated academic and student life experience with nationally recognized academic programs at the intersection of business, STEM and the liberal arts. Located on a 428-acre contemporary campus in Smithfield, R.I., Bryant enrolls approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students from 38 states and 49 countries. Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Money, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, College Factual, and Barron'sVisit https://www.bryant.edu/

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