Rhode Island Colleges Statistics

Check the 2020 statistics for 25 Rhode Island Colleges and compare the schools to get right decision. Below You can view the average values of key academic facts and compare all Rhode Island Colleges.
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2020 Rhode Island Colleges Statistics

In Rhode Island State, there are 25 Rhode Island Colleges - 3 public and 22 private schools. Among them, 24 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 12 schools have graduate programs. 11 Rhode Island Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 1 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Rhode Island. Total 79,070 students are attending Rhode Island Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 11.88 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Rhode Island Colleges is $10,023 for Rhode Island residents and $26,932 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $12,500 for Rhode Island residents and $24,052 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Rhode Island Colleges.
Rhode Island Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools25 schools
By Types3 public, 22 private
By Levels13 four(4) years
3 two but less than four years
9 less than two(2) years
By Categories2 National Universities
3 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$10,023 Rhode Island residents
$26,932 out-of-state
Graduate$12,500 Rhode Island residents
$24,052 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$12,177
Student Population79,070
Undergraduate67,589
Graduate11,481
Acceptance Rate64.23%
Test Scores1,224 SAT, 27 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio11.88 to 1

Rhode Island Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Rhode Island Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Rhode Island college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Rhode Island Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Brown University
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$60,584 $47,590 9,9488% 1,500 SAT
34 ACT
6 to 1
2 Providence College
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$54,388 $29,938 4,82154% 1,285 SAT
29 ACT
11 to 1
3 University of Rhode Island
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Public, 4 yearsKingston, RI
$32,578
($15,004)
$11,835 17,64976% 1,175 SAT
26 ACT
17 to 1
4 Rhode Island College
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Public, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$24,735
($10,260)
$5,674 7,07281% 985 SAT
22 ACT
14 to 1
5 Bryant University
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Private, 4 yearsSmithfield, RI
$46,863 $21,432 3,67476% 1,200 SAT
28 ACT
13 to 1
6 Salve Regina University
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Private, 4 yearsNewport, RI
$42,920 $23,318 2,77175% - 13 to 1
7 Roger Williams University
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Private, 4 yearsBristol, RI
$36,826 $14,592 4,70286% - 15 to 1
8 Johnson & Wales University-Providence
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$34,376 $19,041 5,67687% - 16 to 1
- Community College of Rhode Island
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Public, 2-4 yearsWarwick, RI
$12,884
($4,806)
$4,652 13,684- - 20 to 1
- New England Institute of Technology
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Private, 4 yearsEast Greenwich, RI
$31,827 $10,877 2,03169% 1,060 SAT
17 ACT
10 to 1
- Johnson & Wales University-Online
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$13,365 $4,269 2,15236% - 11 to 1
- Roger Williams University School of Law
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Private, 4 yearsBristol, RI
$17,585 - 522- - -
- Rhode Island School of Design
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$54,890 $30,225 2,22727% 1,360 SAT
30 ACT
9 to 1
- Newport School of Hairdressing-Main Campus
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPawtucket, RI
- - 22- - 7 to 1
- Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWest Warwick, RI
$17,000 - 72- - 8 to 1
- IYRS School of Technology & Trades
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Private, 2-4 yearsNewport, RI
$22,385 $5,892 6078% - 7 to 1
- College Unbound
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$10,112 $5,413 158- - 8 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCranston, RI
$16,138 $5,098 129- - 20 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Warwick
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Private, Less than 2 yearsProvidence, RI
$17,250 $3,544 83- - 11 to 1
- New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPawtucket, RI
$10,995 $4,553 458- - 8 to 1
- MotoRing Technical Training Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsEast Providence, RI
$19,100 $2,976 6082% - 6 to 1
- Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLincoln, RI
$27,612 $4,552 818- - 23 to 1
- MKG Beauty & Business
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCranston, RI
$10,745 $4,204 65- - 11 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCranston, RI
$16,386 $3,772 137- - 15 to 1
- St Joseph School of Nursing
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Private, 2-4 yearsNorth Providence, RI
$14,818 $4,438 79- - 6 to 1
Average$26,932
($10,023)
$12,177 79,07064.23% 1,224 SAT 11.88 to 1
*Rhode Island college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Rhode Island Best Colleges

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1. Brown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI

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2. Providence CollegePrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI

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3. University of Rhode IslandPublic, 4 yearsKingston, RI

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4. Rhode Island CollegePublic, 4 yearsProvidence, RI

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5. Bryant UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSmithfield, RI

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6. Salve Regina UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNewport, RI

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020