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Bryan College - Dayton, Tennessee/USA
N 35° 29.860 W 085° 00.062
16S E 681309 N 3930071
Quick Description: Bryan College is located in Dayton, Tennessee. It was founded in 1930 and named after William Jennings Bryan: statesman, orator, and renowned prosecuting attorney in the famous Scopes Evolution Trial.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2007 4:45:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM2907
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
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HISTORY: Founded in 1930, Bryan College is named after William Jennings Bryan: statesman, orator, and renowned prosecuting attorney in the famous Scopes Evolution Trial.

LOCATION: Bryan's 118-acre hilltop campus is situated in Dayton, Tennessee within the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, and just forty minutes north of Chattanooga.

ENROLLMENT: Over 600 students who come from 40 states and six foreign countries.

FACULTY: 72% of the full-time faculty teaching in our bachelor's degree programs hold the doctorate or highest degree available in their respective fields.

STUDENTS: Average high school GPA is 3.59. One-third attended public school, one-third attended private school, and one-third were home-schooled.


FIELDS OF STUDY: There are approximately 40 major areas of study.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: Athletic Training, Biblical Studies, Biology, Business Administration, Christian Ministry, Christian Leadership, Christian Thought, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Education, English, Exercise & Health Science, History, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Music, Politics And Government, Pre-Medicine, Nursing (3-2 agreement with Vanderbilt), Psychology, and Spanish.

RESIDENCE LIFE: Over 80% of our students live on campus in a variety of comfortable residence halls, varying from suitestyle to community-style, and complete with computer labs and wireless Internet access.

ACTIVITIES/CLUBS: We have more than 40 clubs, organizations, and opportunities where students can plug in, including Student Government, College Republicans, Student Senate, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ministry Counsel, Yearbook (The Commoner), Newspaper (Triangle), Bryan Chorale, Hilltop Players, and a number of professional and religious clubs, honor societies, and more.

ATHLETICS: Our Bryan Lions participate in the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA). We field teams in MEN's baseball, basketball, cross country, and soccer, and in WOMEN's basketball, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.

FINANCIAL AID: Ninety-five percent 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). Additionally, the Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

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.
Name: Bryan College

PO Box 700
Bryan Drive
Dayton, Tennessee USA

Phone Number: 423-775-2041

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type of School: Undergraduate School with Graduate Programs

School Affiliation: Private -- Christian Protestant

Date Founded: 1930

Enrollment: 600+

Nicknames/Mascots: Lions

Location of GPS Coordinates: Rudd Auditorium

School Colors: Not listed

School Motto: Not listed

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