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Bryan College - Dayton Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Bryan College - Dayton ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Bryan College - Dayton Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Bryan College - Dayton was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, William Jennings Bryan College is ranked #1,121 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

William Jennings Bryan College is also ranked #27 out of 42 schools in Tennessee.

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Is It Hard to Get Into William Jennings Bryan College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Bryan College - Dayton you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 54%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 18% of students accepted to William Jennings Bryan College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 630. Math scores were between 480 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bryan College - Dayton  ( 510 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Bryan College - Dayton  ( 480 to 580 )
William Jennings Bryan College received ACT scores from 84% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Bryan College - Dayton  ( 20 to 26 )

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Bryan College - Dayton Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at William Jennings Bryan College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bryan College - Dayton is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bryan College - Dayton

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Bryan College - Dayton is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At William Jennings Bryan College the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 49%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  49 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at William Jennings Bryan College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,189 undergraduates at William Jennings Bryan College with 677 being full-time and 512 being part-time.

William Jennings Bryan College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for William Jennings Bryan College is 71.96 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  71.96 out of 100
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How Much Does Bryan College - Dayton Cost?

The overall average net price of William Jennings Bryan College is $15,741. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for William Jennings Bryan College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$12,734 $12,720 $16,364 $20,399 $18,148

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of William Jennings Bryan College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At William Jennings Bryan College, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,391 a year. That adds up to $21,564 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at William Jennings Bryan College is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do William Jennings Bryan College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from William Jennings Bryan College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,300 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Bryan College - Dayton

Located in Dayton, Tennessee, Bryan College - Dayton is a private not-for-profit institution. Dayton is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Location of Bryan College - Dayton

Contact details for William Jennings Bryan College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: 423-775-2041

Bryan College - Dayton Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 34 majors graduated from Bryan College - Dayton. Of these students, 229 received undergraduate degrees and 61 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 91 NA
General Psychology 28 NA
Health & Physical Education 19 NA
Communication & Media Studies 13 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 NA
Biblical Studies 8 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7 NA
Religious Education 7 NA
Other Business, Management & Marketing 6 NA
General Biology 5 NA

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Online Learning at William Jennings Bryan College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 555 students took at least one online class at Bryan College - Dayton. This is a decrease from the 581 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 555 526
2016-2017 581 490
2015-2016 571 547
2014-2015 521 509
2013-2014 666 546

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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