Rhode Island College Graduation, Transfer-out, Retention Rate Statistics

The average graduation rate at Rhode Island colleges is 72.4%. The graduation rate is calculated by number of completers by dividing number of candidates. The completers have completed their degree/certificate within 150% of normal time, for example within 6 years for 4-years BS degree program.
The average transfer-out rate is 14.2% and the average retention rate is 78.2% (full-time students).
Next list shows the colleges with the highest and lowest graduation rate and more relative statistics. For that, we include only 4-year colleges and having more than 500 enrolled students.

2022 Rhode Island Colleges Graduation Rate

The following table lists Rhode Island colleges with graduation, transfer-out, and retention rate. The graduation rate is based on the number of completers who completed their program within 150% normal time (i.e. within 6 years for 4 years B.S. degrees).
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time)Retention Rate (part-time)
Brown University
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
95%-92%-
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
82%17%89%-
Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
64%-70%23
New England Institute of Technology
East Greenwich, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
48%---
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island
Pawtucket, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
69%4%70%-
Providence College
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
85%13%92%50
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
46%-76%44
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI
Public, 2-4 years
30%11%56%37
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
71%-85%59
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
89%-85%-
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
69%26%81%-
Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
76%-83%-
Empire Beauty School-Warwick
Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
70%-61%-
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
Lincoln, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
70%-83%87
IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Newport, RI
Private, 2-4 years
91%-100%-
Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
74%-67%89
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
86%-95%-
MotoRing Technical Training Institute
East Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
95%---
Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute
West Warwick, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
50%-65%-
MKG Beauty & Business
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
88%-96%80
Average72%14%78%60