Rhode Island School of Design Comparison

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Location Providence, RI
Setting Midsize City
Students 2,467
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $49,900
Tuition (Out of State) $49,900
Room & Board $13,400
Avg Net Price $39,777
Avg Grant Aid $26,169
% Receiving Grant Aid 36%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 23.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.5
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition Very High
ACT Range 26/32
SAT Range 1180/1440
Application Deadline Feb 1, 2020


Graduation Rate 87%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $51,100
Making Student Loan Payments 89%
Median Student Loan Debt $27,000
Median Loan Payment $279
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/