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How Well Is Bryan College - Dayton Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

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

Overall Quality

William Jennings Bryan College is ranked #1,121 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when William Jennings Bryan College held the #1,124 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

William Jennings Bryan College also holds the #27 spot on the Best Colleges in Tennessee ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into William Jennings Bryan College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bryan College - Dayton is a competitive 54%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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

At William Jennings Bryan College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

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 1,246 undergraduates at William Jennings Bryan College with 833 being full-time and 413 being part-time.

William Jennings Bryan College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At William Jennings Bryan College, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $5,842 a year. That adds up to $23,368 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from William Jennings Bryan College make about $41,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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

Bryan College - Dayton is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Dayton, Tennessee. The surrounding location of Dayton is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

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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