The Best Rhode Island Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Rhode Island

There are 11 colleges and universities in Rhode Island enrolling 60,713 full time students. Explore the list of top colleges in Rhode Island below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Rhode Island offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

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The best college in Rhode Island is Brown University and the top public state college is University of Rhode Island.

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    • SAT Range 1420/1550
    • ACT Range 32/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.94*
    • Students: 10,257
    • Tuition:$55,466
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 8%
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    Brown University

    • SAT Range 1180/1440
    • ACT Range 26/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 2,467
    • Tuition:$50,960
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 24%
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    Rhode Island School of Design

    • SAT Range 1210/1360
    • ACT Range 26/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.37
    • Students: 4,674
    • Tuition:$50,528
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
    • SAT Range 1070/1240
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 17,777
    • Tuition:$14,138
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
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    University of Rhode Island

    • SAT Range 890/1100
    • ACT Range 16/20
    • Average HS GPA 3.08*
    • Students: 7,766
    • Tuition:$8,929
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 73%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 3,788
    • Tuition:$43,973
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 2,647
    • Tuition:$40,150
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 4,860
    • Tuition:$34,522
    • Acceptance Rate 86%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.12
    • Students: 7,360
    • Tuition:$32,441
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,763
    • Tuition:$29,856
    • Acceptance Rate 100%