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hinking and doing aren’t two separate activities. Thinking, in fact, may very well be the most important part of doing. After all, if you don’t know how to think, how could you know what to do? At Bryan College, we view college as a time to take a step back from a breakneck world that seems to demand heedless action, and say, “Wait a minute—slow down—let’s think about this.” Bryan’s top-flight professors don’t tell their students what to think. They teach their students how to think. The result? Graduates who are equipped to go out and make a difference in a world that needs Christ.


Biology Foundation Option Biology Licensure Option Business Administration Management Option Economics/Finance Option Christian Ministry Christian Leadership Option Pastoral Ministry Option Worship Arts Option Youth Ministry Option Christian Thought Communication Studies Film and Media Option Foundation Option Corporate Communication Option Journalism Option Creative Writing Criminal Justice Education—Elementary & Secondary English Literature Option English Licensure Option Environmental Science Exercise and Health Science Foundation Option Physical Education Licensure Option History Foundation Option History Licensure Option

Liberal Arts Arts & Humanities Option Classical Studies Option Natural & Mathematical Sciences Option Social & Behavioral Sciences Option Mathematics Foundation Option Applied Mathematics and Informatics Option Mathematics Licensure Option Music Contemporary Music Option Music Administration Option Music Ed Instrumental Licensure Option Music Ed Vocal/General Licensure Option Piano Pedagogy Option Performance Option Politics & Government Foundation Option Law Option Pre-Professional Programs Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinarian Nursing Psychology

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hinking and doing aren’t two separate activities. Thinking, in fact, may very well be the most important part of doing. After all, if you don’t know how to think, how could you know what to do?

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Spanish Foundation Option Spanish Licensure Option Theatre Musical Theatre Option 3+2 GRADUATE PROGRAMS Counseling with Richmont Graduate University Nursing (Vanderbilt “Bridge” Program)

At Bryan, we view college as a time to take a step back from a breakneck world that seems to demand heedless action, and say, “Wait a minute—slow down—let’s think about this.”

We are educating students to become servants of Christ to make a difference in today’s world.

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Bryan’s top-flight professors don’t tell their students what to think. They teach their students how to think. The result? Graduates who are equipped to go out and make a difference in a world that needs Christ.


different by design When you come to campus, you’ll see just how different Bryan College is. Don’t be surprised if students you haven’t met yet come over to say hello and give a word of welcome. Don’t be surprised if you see professors sitting with students in the dining hall continuing conversations from class. Don’t be surprised to find that the Bryan community just seems a little happier than the other colleges you might visit.

In a world that moves too fast, Bryan College gives students the space to think, not just to do.

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And why wouldn’t Bryan students be happy? They are in a safe, closeknit community where they are challenged and stretched every day: academically, spiritually, and relationally. And it’s all happening on a beautiful campus in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, surrounded by abundant opportunities for outdoor activities, and less than forty miles from the city of Chattanooga.


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CAmpus Visitors Admissions Alumni Bookstore Dining Hall Financial Aid

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28 Guest Parking Human Resources 1 Registrar 1 Student Services

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campus buildings 1 Mercer Hall 2 Latimer Student Center 3 Rudd Auditorium 4 Bryan Library 5 Rhea House 6 Rankin Center 7 Anderson Bible Annex 8 Physical Plant

REcreational areas 15 Soccer Field 16 Practice Field 17 Practice Gym 18 Baseball Field 19 Summers Gym 20 Swimming Pool 21 Tennis Courts 22 Softball Field

student housing 9 Robinson Hall 10 Arnold Hall 11 Huston Hall 12 Woodlee-Ewing Hall 13 Long Hall 14 Townhouses at Bryan Commons

Future Sites 23 Athletic Complex 24 Administration Building 25 Bryan Center 26 Performing Arts Center 27 Tennis Courts

Bryan’s beautiful campus is nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and along the Tennessee River Valley.

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your next step starts here Visit bryan.edu to Apply today. Filling out the application will take you 10-15 minutes. Once you submit your application, you will be able to complete a few simple steps for acceptance. • • • • •

Complete a short essay Provide references Submit official ACT and/or SAT scores Submit high school (or college) transcript Fill out and submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible to see what financial aid is available to you

Bryan’s high academic standard begins with the admissions process. To be granted clear acceptance, a student must meet or exceed at least one of the following criteria:

First Time Freshmen Cumulative high school GPA 2.5; ACT of 18 (or SAT of 860 combined critical reading and math); or cumulative high school GPA 2.0; ACT of 20 (or SAT of 920 combined critical reading and math)

Transfer Students Cumulative college GPA 2.75; at least 12 hours of non-remedial courses; or cumulative college GPA 2.0–2.74; and meet the requirements listed above for first-time freshmen

The next step is yours.

Visit bryan.edu/apply or email admissions@bryan.edu to begin the application.

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Worth the Investment College is an investment in your future and Bryan is one of the best values around. Bryan College starts with lower costs than the average private institution. Additional value is added with generous scholarships, grants and other assistance. In fact, 97% of the student body receives some form of financial aid. Students at Bryan also graduate at a higher rate than the national average and incur less debt. That equates to greater opportunity to secure a desired career and spending less time and money repaying student loans.

affording bryan college Estimate your eligibilty for financial aid online at bryan.edu/aid_estimator.

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Worth the Investment

National Merit   ™ Scholar Recognition Program | Full Tuition For incoming freshmen who are selected as National Merit Finalists or Semi-Finalists as a result of the National Merit Scholar competition.

College is an investment in your future and Bryan is one of the best values around. Bryan College starts with lower costs than the average private institution. Additional value is added with generous scholarships, grants and other assistance. In fact, 97% of the student body receives some form of financial aid.

Academic Scholarships | $4,000 - $14,000  | Merit-based scholarships awarded automatically to incoming freshmen.

Students at Bryan also graduate at a higher rate than the national average and incur less debt. That equates to greater opportunity to secure a desired career and spending less time and money repaying student loans.

Transfer Scholarship | $2,000 - $4,000  | Awarded to students transferring to the traditional undergraduate program with post high-school transfer credits. Amount based on cumulative GPA.

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Estimate your eligibilty for financial aid online at bryan.edu/aid_estimator.

Federal and State Programs

Bryan College Scholarships and Grants

Bryan College Grants | $1,000 | Bryan College offers the following grants which are stackable: • Alumni • AWANA • Christian Worker • Summit/Homeschool Foreign MK Grant | $3,000 | For students with a parent in full-time foreign missionary service where charitable gifts are the major source of family income.

Phi Theta Kappa | $2,000 | Awarded to incoming transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. Award may be combined with the Transfer Scholarship.

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Sibling Grant | $500 - $1000 | To help families who have more than one child attending Bryan College. Musical Merit Scholarship | $8,000 | The most prestigious music scholarship awarded to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in music and audition with the music faculty.

Music, Theatre & Athletic Scholarships | Amount Varies Scholarships are awarded to top-performing students on an individual basis. Our programs promote character development, healthy competition, campus unity, and above all, an environment where students are encouraged to honor God with their skills.

Need Based Grants:

Bryan Need-Based Grant | Amount Varies | Designed to identify worthy incoming freshmen who demonstrate need for additional assistance as determined by information on the FAFSA. Award amounts vary based on specific factors including expected family contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA as well as other scholarships and grants awarded.

Tennessee State Programs:

Bryan Opportunity Program | Up to Full Tuition, Room & Board      Designed to help make Bryan College accessible to all academically qualified Tennessee students who demonstrate significant financial need. The program is a guarantee that eligible students will receive scholarship and/or grant funds from federal, state, and/or institutional sources which meets the cost of tuition, room and board (if applicable) at Bryan College.

Aspire Award | $1,500 | Parent’s AGI $36,000 or less

General Criteria • High school senior • Tennessee resident • Complete FAFSA by January 31 • Total family income <=$35,000

Stafford Loan | $5,500 | Guaranteed need based and non-need based loans to be repaid after graduation

Criteria for Full Tuition • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 and ACT 21 or SAT 980 Criteria for Full Tuition, Room & Board • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.6 and ACT 28 or SAT 1240

Pell Grant | Up to $5,645 | Students with demonstrated financial need based on the Expected Family Contribution calculated from information provided on the FAFSA.

HOPE Scholarship | $4,000 | 3.0 High School GPA or 21 ACT / 980 SAT GAMS | $1,000 | 3.75 High School GPA & 29 ACT / 1280 SAT Homeschool: 3.0 GPA on 12 hours of dual enrollment classes & 29 ACT / 1280 SAT

TSAA Grant | $4,000 | Need based and apply in early January.

Self Help Programs: Work-Study | $2,000 | Need based campus employment program

Parent PLUS Loan | Up to Cost of Attendance | Credit-based loan for parents of dependednt students


www.bryan.edu • 800.277.9522 • admissions@bryan.edu • 721 Bryan Drive / Dayton, TN 37321

721 Bryan Drive Dayton, TN 37321


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