College Factual 2022
Top rankings in these competitive categories reflect Bryant’s outstanding educational programming, culture of innovation, and commitment to superior learning and professional outcomes for our students.
Wall St. Journal/Times Higher Ed and College Factual rank Bryant among top-tier schools nationally
Sep 24, 2021, by Staff Writer
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Digital Marketing and International Business programs among best in U.S.

SMITHFIELD, RI – Building on Bryant University’s recent national and regional recognition in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings- including International Business at No. 20 nationally, and Bryant No. 7 overall and No. 10 Most Innovative School in the Regional Universities North category- this week’s College Factual 2022 rankings place Bryant’s Digital Marketing program No. 1 and International Business No. 11 in the country. 

“Bryant’s highly ranked academic programs, residential student life experience and attention to career planning and professional development prepare students for success.

Overall, Bryant is ranked in the top 5% schools in the United States at 127 out of 2,576, with eleven programs in the College of Business and College of Arts and Sciences in top percentiles.

Here's a look at the University's top-ranked programs: 

  • Digital Marketing, No. 1

  • International Business, Top 4% (No. 11)

  • Communication, Top 4% (No. 31)

  • Accounting, Top 4% (No. 43)

  • Global Supply Chain, Top 5% (No. 16)

  • Marketing, Top 5% (No. 38)

  • Finance/Financial Management, Top 8% (No. 52)

  • Human Resources Management, Top 10% (No. 30)

  • Entrepreneurship, Top11% (No. 24)

  • Computer Information Systems, Top 11% (No. 32)

  • Applied Mathematics, Top 26% (No. 27)

In the 2022 Wall St. Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings also released this week, Bryant University ranked in the top 22% (No. 177) for student outcomes and 28% (No. 227) overall of the 796 top tier institutions in the nation.

“Bryant’s highly ranked academic programs, residential student life experience and attention to career planning and professional development prepare students for success,” said University President Ross Gittell, Ph.D.

Employers are vying for graduates equipped with the critical 21st century skills Bryant students develop through course work and experiential learning. Bryant graduates are commencing their careers with expertise in finance, accounting, data analytics, information systems, digital marketing and communication, with strong embedded application knowledge in emerging technology, analytics and other STEM fields.”

Bryant students benefit from innovative experiential learning programs starting the first semester and continuing through all four years with national competition experiences and real-world capstone practicum projects with industry. They earn distinguishing professional credentials including the Bloomberg Market Concepts certification, SAS Joint Certificate in Analytics, and digital marketing certification from Google, Hubspot, and Hootsuite.

About Bryant University

For 159 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. Bryant delivers a uniquely integrated business, liberal arts and health sciences education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate 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 ReportBloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's. Visit

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