The Best Value Rhode Island Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Rhode Island for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Rhode Island based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Rhode Island is Brown University. The highest value public state college is University of Rhode Island. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


6 results

Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Value in Rhode Island

  • 9,948enrollment
  • $27,659net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Providence College
P
Providence, RI
Providence College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value in Rhode Island

  • 4,821enrollment
  • $37,284net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1360SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Rhode Island
R
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Value in Rhode Island

  • 17,649enrollment
  • $15,386net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1260SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in Rhode Island

  • 2,227enrollment
  • $40,048net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1470SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Bryant University
B
Smithfield, RI
Bryant University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in Rhode Island

  • 3,674enrollment
  • $39,919net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Rhode Island College
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in Rhode Island

  • 7,072enrollment
  • $10,557net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.08Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15