History: Founded in 1930, Bryan College is a nondenominational evangelical Christian college named after William Jennings Bryan: statesman, orator, and renowned prosecuting attorney in the famous Scopes Evolution Trial.
Location: Bryan’s Knoxville campus offers Bachelors degrees in Applied Psychology and Business Administration as well as Masters degrees in Business Administration and Christian Studies. The campus is located at 170 N. Seven Oaks Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922. Other campuses are located in Dayton, TN and Chattanooga, TN.
Mission: “Educating students to become servants of Christ to make a difference in today’s world”
Worldview @ Bryan: A Bryan education cultivates a deepening love for God and His Truth through every facet of college life–from the classroom to the athletic fields, on our campuses and through partnerships around the world. We believe a Christian worldview necessitates an education about all of reality.
Motto: You will find “Christ Above All” not only emblazoned on the college logo but also pursued in the lives of Bryan faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
Enrollment: Approximately 1400, which includes nearly 800 students from 41 states and 9 foreign countries enrolled in the Dayton campus traditional program and over 600 students in online, dual enrollment, degree completion, and graduate programs.
Faculty: Quick response time from faculty to student requests.
Athletics: Our Bryan Lions participate in the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). We field teams in MEN’s baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, track, and soccer, and in WOMEN’s basketball, cross country, track, soccer, golf, cheerleading, softball, and volleyball.
Financial Aid: 95% of the student body receives financial assistance that may include scholarships,
grants, loans, and work-study opportunities.
Accreditation: Bryan College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia; 404.679.4500).
Memberships: International Assembly for College Business Education (IACBE).
Approved by: Tennessee State Board of Education and the Association of Christian Schools International for Teacher Education, Certification and Licensure.