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#2 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island

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Overview

Student Population
7,766
Rhode Island College overview
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Online ric.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Rhode Island College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island College is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,753 prospective students applied, and 3,726 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 953 enrolled in the school.  5,364 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,402 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $8,218 plus fees of $1,360. RIC is ranked 823 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

RIC is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Rhode Island College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 880/1080
ACT 16/19
GPA 3.08
Applications Accepted
78.4% 
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Applications Due Mar 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Rhode Island Resident Tuition
$8,218
In State Costs for Rhode Island College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,360
Room and Board $12,394
Budget for Other Expenses$1,440
Total One Year Cost$24,612
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,683
Out of State Costs for Rhode Island College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,360
Room and Board $12,394
Budget for Other Expenses$1,440
Total One Year Cost$38,077

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rhode Island College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 21%
Business 17%
Psychology 12%
Health Professions 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217420 IPEDS survey data for Rhode Island College.

Current students may use the Rhode Island College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.