Rhode Island School of Design Comparison

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Overview

RISD
Location Providence, RI
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 2,227
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #87
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website risd.edu
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Costs

RISD
Tuition (In State) $53,820
Tuition (Out of State) $53,820
Room & Board $14,430
Avg Net Price $40,048
Avg Grant Aid $32,571
% Receiving Grant Aid 40%

Admission

RISD
Applied 4,001
Admitted 1,085
Acceptance Rate 27.1%
Enrolled % 38.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.6
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 27/32
SAT Range 1250/1470
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Feb 1, 2023

Academics

RISD
Student to Faculty Ratio 9:1
Popular Majors
  • Visual and Performing Arts (73%)
  • Architecture (18%)
  • Work and Family Studies (5%)
  • Precision Production Trades (4%)

Outcomes

RISD
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

Diversity

RISD
% Men 34%
% Women 66%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 31%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 8%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 4%
% International 26%
% Unknown Race 8%

Students

RISD
% In-State 1%
% Out-of-State 68%

Campus

RISD
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/