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Rhode Island Schools

You have 21 colleges and universities to choose from, if you are considering going to school in the Ocean State, Rhode Island. With approximately 17,760 students, Community College of Rhode Island is the largest school in Rhode Island. It is located in the city of Warwick. With approximately 16,389 students, University of Rhode Island is the second largest school in Rhode Island. It is located in the city of Kingston.

Popular Courses of Study in Rhode Island

Along with choosing a college from among Rhode Island's 21 schools, you will also have to choose a course of study from one of the 885 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. The most popular subjects for undergraduate students in Rhode Island are business, culinary arts or education. In 2010, Rhode Island schools graduated 56,967 students. Of these, 17% graduated with credentials in business, 7% in culinary arts and 6% in education. The remainder of Rhode Island students, approximately 10,106 students, graduated with credentials in subjects such as communications, theology or fashion.

Student Demographics in Rhode Island

Rhode Island schools have a total enrollment of about 87,156 students. Approximately 88% of the state’s college students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. Of Rhode Island's undergraduate students, 77% are full-time students and 23% are part-time students.

Rhode Island has a relatively diverse student population. In 2009, 38% of undergraduate students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority background. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at Rhode Island colleges and universities is 7 to 10. And approximately 78% of undergraduate students are 24 years of age or younger.

Faculty Demographics in Rhode Island

Just as the student population at Rhode Island schools is relatively diverse, the faculty at Rhode Island schools is also relatively diverse. In 2009, of the 6,627 faculty members employed by Rhode Island institutions, 31% identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background. The male to female ratio amongst Rhode Island faculty was 4 to 10.

Cost of Education in Rhode Island

In Rhode Island state, the average cost of an undergraduate education was $22,547 per year for the 2009 school year. This number factors in tuition, living expenses and financial aid. The average undergraduate education cost in Rhode Island is more than the national average. However, this number can be deceptive. There is a great deal of variation in costs between different colleges in Rhode Island. As an example, an undergraduate education at the state’s most expensive school, Brown University, will cost you about $38,848 per year, while studying at Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island's least expensive school, will result in a bill of around $3,376 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

In Rhode Island an average of 56,967 students graduate from degree and certificate programs every year. In 2009, approximately 1 out of 2 students who started college in Rhode Island graduated. And out of every 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree 8 actually returned to study their second year. This means that if you enroll in a Rhode Island school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 78% chance that you will return to school the following year and 62% chance that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1Community College of Rhode IslandCommunity College of Rhode Island

    Address:
    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2University of Rhode IslandUniversity of Rhode Island

    Address:
    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  3. 3Johnson & Wales UniversityJohnson & Wales University

    Address:
    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Rhode Island CollegeRhode Island College

    Address:
    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Brown UniversityBrown University

    Address:
    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  6. 6Providence CollegeProvidence College

    Address:
    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  7. 7Roger Williams UniversityRoger Williams University

    Address:
    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  8. 8Bryant UniversityBryant University

    Address:
    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  9. 9New England Institute of TechnologyNew England Institute of Technology

    Address:
    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  10. 10Salve Regina UniversitySalve Regina University

    Address:
    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  11. 11Rhode Island School of DesignRhode Island School of Design

    Address:
    2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  12. 12Lincoln Technical InstituteLincoln Technical Institute

    Address:
    622 George Washington Hwy, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  13. 13Sawyer SchoolSawyer School

    Address:
    101 Main St, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  14. 14Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island

    Address:
    379 Atwood Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  15. 15Empire Beauty School-ProvidenceEmpire Beauty School-Providence

    Address:
    151 Broadway, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3052

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  16. 16Empire Beauty School-WarwickEmpire Beauty School-Warwick

    Address:
    1276 Bald Hill Road Suite 100, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  17. 17Toni & Guy Hairdressing AcademyToni & Guy Hairdressing Academy

    Address:
    1400 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  18. 18St Joseph School of NursingSt Joseph School of Nursing

    Address:
    200 High Service Ave, North Providence, Rhode Island 02904

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

  19. 19Newport School of Hairdressing-Main CampusNewport School of Hairdressing-Main Campus

    Address:
    226 Main St, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  20. 20International Yacht Restoration SchoolInternational Yacht Restoration School

    Address:
    449 Thames St, Newport, Rhode Island 02840

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  21. 21Sanford-Brown InstituteSanford-Brown Institute

    Address:
    85 Garfield Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

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