Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island


Student Population
Rhode Island College overview
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Online ric.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
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 4,208 prospective students applied, and 3,091 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 849 enrolled in the school.  5,364 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,402 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,790 plus fees of $1,139. RIC is ranked 1024 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 890/1100
ACT 16/20
GPA 3.08
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Rhode Island Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Rhode Island College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,139
Room and Board $11,829
Budget for Other Expenses$1,440
Total One Year Cost$23,398
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Rhode Island College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,139
Room and Board $11,829
Budget for Other Expenses$1,440
Total One Year Cost$36,161

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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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Nov 28, 2019
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this school is GREaT : awesome Retention program awesome faculty

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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.

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