Rhode Island College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, twenty-two colleges are active for serving college programs in Rhode Island. By school types, there are three public schools and nineteen private schools. By school levels, twelve 4-years (or high) schools, three 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and seven less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the twenty-two Rhode Island schools, Brown University ranked first and Providence College ranked second (view more at Rhode Island college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Rhode Island colleges is $29,721 for Rhode Island residents and $26,932 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 64.23% and the average SAT score is 1,224. The average number of students is 3,294 and the average student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Rhode Island colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Rhode Island Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Rhode Island ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Brown University
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$60,584$60,3631,5008.00%9,94895%6 to 1
Providence College
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$54,388$9,7501,28554.00%4,82185%11 to 1
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$32,578$29,0821,17576.00%17,64971%17 to 1
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,735$16,88498581.00%7,07246%14 to 1
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$46,863$26,8321,20076.00%3,67482%13 to 1
Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,920$11,370-75.00%2,77176%13 to 1
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,826$17,916-86.00%4,70269%15 to 1
Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,376$14,148-87.00%5,67664%16 to 1
New England Institute of Technology
East Greenwich, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,827$14,2051,06069.00%2,03148%10 to 1
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$54,890$54,8901,36027.00%2,22789%9 to 1
St Joseph School of Nursing
North Providence, RI
Private, 2-4 years
$14,818---79-6 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
Lincoln, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$27,612---81870%23 to 1
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,138---12986%20 to 1
MKG Beauty & Business
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,745---6588%11 to 1
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island
Pawtucket, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,995---45869%8 to 1
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI
Public, 2-4 years
$12,884---13,68430%20 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Warwick
Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,250---8370%11 to 1
IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Newport, RI
Private, 2-4 years
$22,385--78.00%6091%7 to 1
Johnson & Wales University-Online
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,365$14,148-36.00%2,152-11 to 1
Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,585$19,036--522--
Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,386---13774%15 to 1
MotoRing Technical Training Institute
East Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,100--82.00%6095%6 to 1
Average$26,932$24,0521,22464.23%3,29472%12 to 1