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Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island

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Overview

Student Population
7,072
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

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 4,709 prospective students applied, and 3,827 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 819 enrolled in the school.  4,817 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,255 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $8,835 plus fees of $1,425. RIC is ranked 563 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

RIC is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Rhode Island College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
Rhode Island College overview
SAT 870/1100
ACT 18/25
Estimated GPA 3.08
Applications Accepted
81.3% 
Rhode Island College overview
Applications Due Mar 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Rhode Island Resident Tuition
$8,835
In State Costs for Rhode Island College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,425
Room and Board $12,488
Budget for Other Expenses$1,440
Total One Year Cost$25,388
Out of State Resident Tuition
$23,310
Out of State Costs for Rhode Island College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,425
Room and Board $12,488
Budget for Other Expenses$1,440
Total One Year Cost$39,863

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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.