Online Colleges in Rhode Island

For academic year 2019-2020, 11 Rhode Island colleges offer online degree programs and/or online courses. Of that, 1 schools are online exclusively colleges that all programs are offered via online completely in Rhode Island. In addition, 3 colleges have online students more than 50% of total enrollment.
Next list summarizes the important statistics for online colleges. For this statistics, we include online completely colleges and colleges with the rate of online students of 50% or more.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of Rhode Island online colleges is $9,477 for Rhode Island residents and $16,995 for out-of-state students. Brown University has the highest tuition & fees of $60,584 and College Unbound has the lowest tuition & fees of $10,112.
  • Total 26,552 students have enrolled in online colleges in Rhode Island. Community College of Rhode Island is the largest online college with 11,836 online students.
  • Salve Regina University offers the most number of online programs of 16 programs via distance learning.
  • Community College of Rhode Island has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

14 Online Colleges in Rhode Island Comparison Table

Next table lists all online colleges located in Rhode Island. You can sort them to compare the schools focusing on specific topics by clicking each column title. The "-" value in table means that the corresponding data has not been reported or available.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity Colleges
College NameRhode Island Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent Population (Total)Online Student PopulationNumber of Programs (total)Number of Online ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
Brown University
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,419$60,5849,9485,520261-6 to 1
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,109$46,8633,67445743-13 to 1
Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,158$34,3765,67627561-16 to 1
New England Institute of Technology
East Greenwich, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,656$31,8272,03117655210 to 1
Providence College
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,764$54,3884,821359106-11 to 1
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,260$24,7357,0726,526161-14 to 1
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI
Public, 2-4 years
$4,806$12,88413,68411,83697120 to 1
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,004$32,57817,6493,855179717 to 1
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,510$36,8264,7021501022115 to 1
Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,986$42,9202,771588801613 to 1
Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$17,5855221782--
Johnson & Wales University-Online
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,365$13,3652,1522,152141411 to 1
MKG Beauty & Business
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
-$10,74565655-11 to 1
College Unbound
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$10,1121581581-8 to 1
Average$9,477$16,99564,75426,552--14 to 1