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Finance

Learn finance from faculty who bring into the classroom their impressive experience working for government, private, and international finance firms.

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Program Overview

Finance at Bryant

Our program, ranked No. 11 by College Factual, prepares proactive, values-driven Finance professionals. You’ll train using the latest tools of the industry. You'll also have access to our Wall Street Council and have the opportunity to manage a million-dollar fund.  

Program Features

  • Participate in a distinctive real-world learning experience managing the student-run $1.2-million Archway Investment Fund.
  • Engage with a vast alumni network of industry leaders through Bryant’s Wall Street Council.
  • Work with a trading system used by some of the world’s largest financial organizations.
  • Specialize your finance coursework in banking, corporate finance, or international finance.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • Our nationally acclaimed business foundation cultivates innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities through real-world projects that develop leadership skills.
  • Your liberal arts minor will be a competitive advantage, enriching an immersive education that integrates analytical and critical thinking.
  • Whether you begin your career or pursue grad school after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.

 

A Bryant Education
Jacob Schurch

Jacob Schurch '18

Major:
  • Finance
  • Information Systems and Analytics
  • Applied Analytics

Adding concentrations in Information Systems and Analytics and in Applied Analytics is preparing this finance student for a career on the cutting edge of "fintech."

Hometown: Hatfield, MA

More Than a Major

  • Research
  • Internships
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Clubs
  • Academic Organizations

A Connected Community

Alan Olinsky

Alan Olinsky, Ph.D.

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Alexander Bronk

Alexander Bronk '17

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Ashley Nesmith

Ashley Nesmith '17

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The Bryant Difference

College Factual ranking
No. 11
College Factual/USA Today 2017 rank our Finance program No. 11 in the country, with resources and opportunities that put it in the top 1% of the country's most-focused programs.
94% Agree
94% Agree
Of Bryant’s class of 2016, 94% agree that Bryant prepared them for success.
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No. 9
U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 9 in the Regional Universities North category.

Where Our Students Go

Bryant’s Finance graduates are making a difference in business, nonprofit, and government organizations and bringing their globally-influenced philosophy to prestigious graduate programs.

  • BAE Systems
  • Boston College
  • Citizens Bank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Delhaize America
  • EMC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Nomura Securities
  • PwC
  • Textron
  • University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Finance alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure a Finance internship, available in a variety of industries, through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities from 100+ prestigious firms at on-campus career fairs.

Clubs/Organizations

    • Bryant Finance Association
    • The Archway student newspaper business editor
    • Women in Finance

Service

    • Enactus
    • Community Activism and Leadership Organization
    • Special Olympics
    • Community Leadership Rhode Island

International

    • Sophomore International Experience
    • Study abroad during junior year

Research

    • Archway Investment Fund
    • National Financial Plan Competition
    • Present original research at annual Research and Engagement Day
Professor Nigro

Inspiring Faculty

Our esteemed faculty include award-winning educators and mentors who have had success in the fields they teach and in research. They include a former senior financial economist with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a former vice president of two banks, and a financial planner and wealth consultant in industry and private practice. Among them is:

PETER J. NIGRO, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor of Finance