Rhode Island Colleges Statistics

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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 82,805 students are attending Rhode Island Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.57 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Rhode Island Colleges is $9,615 for Rhode Island residents and $26,153 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $12,028 for Rhode Island residents and $23,344 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$9,615 Rhode Island residents
$26,153 out-of-state
Graduate$12,028 Rhode Island residents
$23,344 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$11,842
Student Population82,805
Undergraduate71,309
Graduate11,496
Acceptance Rate61.08%
Test Scores1,220 SAT, 26 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio12.57 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
Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$58,404 $42,652 10,2577% 1,505 SAT
34 ACT
6 to 1
2 Providence College
Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$52,438 $27,336 4,67447% 1,280 SAT
29 ACT
11 to 1
3 University of Rhode IslandPublic, 4 yearsKingston, RI $31,686
($14,566)
$10,243 17,77775% 1,145 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
4 Rhode Island College
Public, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$23,043
($9,578)
$6,013 7,76678% 980 SAT
18 ACT
14 to 1
5 Bryant University
Private, 4 yearsSmithfield, RI
$45,395 $20,074 3,78871% - 13 to 1
6 Salve Regina University
Private, 4 yearsNewport, RI
$41,450 $22,245 2,64774% - 13 to 1
7 Roger Williams University
Private, 4 yearsBristol, RI
$35,169 $15,808 4,86085% - 14 to 1
8 Johnson & Wales University-ProvidencePrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI $33,054 $17,079 7,36093% - 18 to 1
- MKG Beauty & Business
Private, Less than 2 yearsCranston, RI
$10,745 $4,130 117- - 12 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island
Private, Less than 2 yearsCranston, RI
$16,386 $3,905 154- - 15 to 1
- St Joseph School of Nursing
Private, 2-4 yearsNorth Providence, RI
$14,818 $4,438 79- - 6 to 1
- Community College of Rhode Island
Public, 2-4 yearsWarwick, RI
$12,544
($4,700)
$3,977 14,539- - 18 to 1
- New England Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsEast Greenwich, RI $30,841 $8,679 2,76363% 1,060 SAT
17 ACT
13 to 1
- Johnson & Wales University-OnlinePrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI $13,365 $4,206 1,50841% - 18 to 1
- Roger Williams University School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsBristol, RI $17,841 - 462- - -
- Rhode Island School of Design
Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$52,860 $26,057 2,46726% 1,350 SAT
29 ACT
9 to 1
- Newport School of Hairdressing-Main CampusPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPawtucket, RI - - 22- - 7 to 1
- Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsWest Warwick, RI $17,000 - 72- - 8 to 1
- IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Private, 2-4 yearsNewport, RI
$21,315 $5,763 7434% - 3 to 1
- College UnboundPrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI $10,112 - -- - -
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-CranstonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsCranston, RI $16,128 $4,797 149- - 20 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-WarwickPrivate, Less than 2 yearsProvidence, RI $17,250 $3,527 92- - 16 to 1
- New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode IslandPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPawtucket, RI $10,695 $8,257 512- - 8 to 1
- MotoRing Technical Training InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsEast Providence, RI $18,150 $5,446 59100% - 12 to 1
- Lincoln Technical Institute-LincolnPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLincoln, RI $26,987 $4,055 607- - 19 to 1
Average$26,153
($9,615)
$11,842 82,80561.08% 1,220 SAT 12.57 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