Colleges in Providence, Rhode Island Statistics

Providence is a city in Rhode Island. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 1,203,230 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, eight colleges are active for serving college programs in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, there are 43 colleges located within 30 miles from Providence.
By school types, there are one public and seven private schools. By school levels, there are seven 4-years (or high) schools and one less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
All Eight schools offer undergraduate programs and six schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Providence, Rhode Island is $34,239 for Rhode Island residents and $33,713 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 48.83% and the average SAT score is 1,283. A total of 32,137 students enrolled in schools in Providence, Rhode Island, of which 14,990 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

Colleges in Providence, R Comparison Table

The following table lists 8 colleges located in Providence and 36 schools near Providence, Rhode Island ordered by distance from Providence. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From ProvidenceUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Empire Beauty School-Warwick
Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
0.21 miles$17,2508370%11 to 1---
Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
0.37 miles$34,3765,67664%16 to 1$14,14887.00%-
Johnson & Wales University-Online
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
0.37 miles$13,3652,152-11 to 1$14,14836.00%-
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
0.60 miles$54,8902,22789%9 to 1$54,89027.00%1,360
Brown University
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
0.80 miles$60,5849,94895%6 to 1$60,3638.00%1,500
College Unbound
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.18 miles$10,112158-8 to 1---
Providence College
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.67 miles$54,3884,82185%11 to 1$9,75054.00%1,285
MotoRing Technical Training Institute
East Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
1.77 miles$19,1006095%6 to 1-82.00%-
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.76 miles$24,7357,07246%14 to 1$16,88481.00%985
St Joseph School of Nursing
North Providence, RI
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.11 miles$14,81879-6 to 1---
MKG Beauty & Business
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.76 miles$10,7456588%11 to 1---
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island
Pawtucket, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.02 miles$10,99545869%8 to 1---
Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.13 miles$16,38613774%15 to 1---
Motoring Technical Training Institute
Seekonk, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.29 miles$18,15029285%12 to 1-99.00%-
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.03 miles$16,13812986%20 to 1---
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI
Public, 2-4 years
valid
8.28 miles$12,88413,68430%20 to 1---
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
Lincoln, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
8.54 miles$27,61281870%23 to 1---
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
9.16 miles$46,8633,67482%13 to 1$26,83276.00%1,200
New England Institute of Technology
East Greenwich, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
11.97 miles$31,8272,03148%10 to 1$14,20569.00%1,060
Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.39 miles$17,585522--$19,036--
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.48 miles$36,8264,70269%15 to 1$17,91686.00%-
Wheaton College
Norton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
15.64 miles$56,3661,67078%11 to 1-77.00%1,265
Rob Roy Academy-Fall River
Fall River, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
15.97 miles$14,5007843%10 to 1---
Bristol Community College
Fall River, MA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
16.96 miles$10,0806,25619%18 to 1---
Diman Regional Technical Institute
Fall River, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
17.39 miles$17,3865450%8 to 1-96.00%-
Rob Roy Academy-Taunton
Taunton, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
17.69 miles$14,5002525%20 to 1---
Dean College
Franklin, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
18.20 miles$41,3181,18052%16 to 1-71.00%1,008
Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School
Franklin, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
18.81 miles$13,46558100%9 to 1---
Southeastern Technical Institute
South Easton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
21.67 miles$11,12512052%6 to 1-38.00%-
Stonehill College
Easton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
23.86 miles$46,6422,50482%11 to 1$30,22069.00%-
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
24.06 miles$32,57817,64971%17 to 1$29,08276.00%1,175
IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Newport, RI
Private, 2-4 years
valid
24.26 miles$22,3856091%7 to 1-78.00%-
Quinebaug Valley Community College
Danielson, CT
Public, 2-4 years
valid
24.28 miles$13,4581,16133%13 to 1---
Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
25.06 miles$42,9202,77176%13 to 1$11,37075.00%-
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
25.25 miles$30,1537,86952%15 to 1$30,15376.00%1,090
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
25.54 miles$16,87210,65159%19 to 1$11,39782.00%1,045
Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District
Upton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
25.67 miles$11,00019-10 to 1---
FINE Mortuary College
Norwood, MA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
27.38 miles$20,520100100%7 to 1---
Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
27.53 miles$14,5001242%12 to 1---
Massasoit Community College
Brockton, MA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
28.12 miles$10,1045,66519%14 to 1---
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
Brockton, MA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
28.57 miles$54,07520675%9 to 1-36.00%-
Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts Inc
Norwood, MA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
28.98 miles$49,30049458%24 to 1---
Bay State School of Technology
Canton, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
29.21 miles$19,265123-15 to 1---
Blue Hills Regional Technical School
Canton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
29.64 miles$15,80036-8 to 1-13.00%-
Average-$33,71332,13775%11 to 1$28,36448.83%1,283