Saturday, July 02, 2011

Bryant University Annnounces New Test Optional Policy Effective for Applicants for Fall 2012

Bryant University in Smithfield, RI recently announced it will no longer require the SAT or the ACT as part of its admissions process. The Test Optional policy will be in effect for new and transfer students seeking admission for fall 2012. In place of these tests, applicants will be required to answer 2-3 short questions. Transfer student who have earned more than 10 credits will not have to answer the additional questions.

The university explained that this is a four year pilot program and while students can opt not to submit their SAT or ACT scores as part of the admissions process, students will be required to submit them once they have been accepted. The scores will be used to assess the success  and future of the pilot program.

For details go to Bryant University's Test Optional Policy.