Rhode Island College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges is $9,615 for Rhode Island residents and $33,874 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $12,028 for Rhode Island residents and $23,344 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Rhode Island colleges is $17,021 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $13,375 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 Rhode Island Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

The following table lists Rhode Island colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
Brown University
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$58,404$58,18017,454-$1,784$1,784
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,395$26,83217,25513,500$1,102$1,118
Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,054$13,73417,44610,059$224$763
New England Institute of Technology
East Greenwich, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,841$14,42018,95011,766$395$555
Providence College
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$52,438$9,66016,19213,800$1,839$537
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,043
($9,578)
$15,867
($8,541)
13,83415,360$840$836
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI
Public, 2-4 years
$12,544
($4,700)
--14,206$580-
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,686
($14,566)
$28,292
($15,514)
15,03014,776$1,238$1,473
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$52,860$52,86017,22017,220--
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,169$16,66818,46812,974$1,527$876
Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,450$11,01018,36014,580$1,360$605
Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$18,872---$977
Johnson & Wales University-Online
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,365$13,734-10,059$330$763
College Unbound
Providence, RI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,112--12,200$413-
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island
Pawtucket, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,695--6,975--
Empire Beauty School-Warwick
Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,250--13,948--
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
Lincoln, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$26,987--24,336--
IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Newport, RI
Private, 2-4 years
$21,315--8,912--
Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,386--15,732--
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,128--20,440--
MotoRing Technical Training Institute
East Providence, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,150--7,943--
MKG Beauty & Business
Cranston, RI
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,745--7,363--
Average$33,874$23,34417,02113,375$969$935