|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at RIC is 81%. It ranks #8 in Rhode Island for lowest rate of acceptance. Rhode Island College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,827 out of 4,709 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent (SAT 870/1100 ACT 18/25). Rhode Island College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.08. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The RIC application fee is $50 and applications are due by Mar 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Rhode Island College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||870|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||990|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rhode Island College?
Rhode Island College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. RIC ranks #6 in Rhode Island for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>88%|
|985 to 1100||Avg +||81%-88%|
|870 to 985||Avg -||71%-81%|
|755 to 870||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 755||Low||<60%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into RIC?
Admission data indicates that RIC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Rhode Island for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rhode Island College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>89%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||81%-89%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||73%-81%|
|15 to 18||Reach||63%-73%|
|Less than 15||Low||<63%|
What GPA do you need to get into Rhode Island College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into RIC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rhode Island College was 3.08 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Rhode Island for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.08 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as RIC accepts 81% of all applicants.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.08 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
75% of Rhode Island College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14.1%|
|Top 25% of class||36.1%|
|Top 50% of class||75%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||21%||21%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Rhode Island College is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Rhode Island College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217420 IPEDS survey data for Rhode Island College.
93% of students submit their SAT scores to RIC. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to RIC. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1100. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 5% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.