Colleges Near Newport

Colleges and universities near me in the Newport, Rhode Island area

There 27 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 134,840 students.

Located in Rhode Island with a population of 24,672, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Newport. Driving time to these schools from Newport should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Brown University in Providence. The largest college in the area is University of Rhode Island enrolling 17,777 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Newport.

27 results found

Salve Regina University
S
Newport, RI
Salve Regina University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 2,647enrollment
  • $33,997net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

1 miles from Newport

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University of Rhode Island
R
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 17,777enrollment
  • $18,739net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

11 miles from Newport

Roger Williams University
R
Bristol, RI
Roger Williams University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 4,860enrollment
  • $36,862net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

12 miles from Newport

New England Institute of Technology
N
Warwick, RI
 
New England Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,763enrollment
  • $30,538net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Newport

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Community College of Rhode Island
C
Warwick, RI
 
Community College of Rhode Island

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,539enrollment
  • $5,800net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Newport

Bristol Community College
B
Fall River, MA
 
Bristol Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,214enrollment
  • $6,450net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Newport

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M
North Dartmouth, MA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,513enrollment
  • $18,184net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

19 miles from Newport

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Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in America

  • 10,257enrollment
  • $25,651net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA

25 miles from Newport

Johnson & Wales University Providence
J
Providence, RI
Johnson & Wales University Providence

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,360enrollment
  • $27,165net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

24 miles from Newport

Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,467enrollment
  • $39,777net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

25 miles from Newport

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Providence College
P
Providence, RI
Providence College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 4,674enrollment
  • $36,099net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1360SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

26 miles from Newport

Rhode Island College
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 7,766enrollment
  • $9,008net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA

26 miles from Newport

Bryant University
B
Smithfield, RI
Bryant University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,788enrollment
  • $34,663net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

33 miles from Newport

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Wheaton College
W
Norton, MA
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,760enrollment
  • $31,814net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

35 miles from Newport

Quinebaug Valley Community College
Q
Danielson, CT
 
Quinebaug Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,335enrollment
  • $6,595net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Newport

Bridgewater State University
B
Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 10,990enrollment
  • $16,667net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

40 miles from Newport

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University of Connecticut Avery Point
C
Groton, CT
 
University of Connecticut Avery Point

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 571enrollment
  • $7,336net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Newport

Connecticut College
C
New London, CT
Connecticut College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,844enrollment
  • $27,397net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1430SAT range
  • 30-32ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Newport

FAQ's

The closest community college is Community College of Rhode Island and is 18.3 miles from Newport. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Community College of Rhode Island are $4,564 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Community College of Rhode Island has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.