These are the best four year colleges in as ranked by CollegeSimply. This ranking is a subset of our national ranking of the best colleges in America. Our ranking methodology is purely statistical and not subjective in nature. Measuring factors include but are not limited to: student body intellect as indicated by admission scores, graduation rate and admission selectivity. In order to be considered for the ranking, a school must offer four year undergraduate degrees, selectively admit students and be a non-profit institution. Leading our 2018 ranking as the best college in is Brown University.
|Rank||College||National Academic Rank1||National Selectivity Rank2||National Graduation Rank3|
|2||Rhode Island School of Design||140||111||78|
|4||University of Rhode Island||502||935||482|
|5||Rhode Island College||1,050||998||1,085|
|7||Salve Regina University||1,692||787||252|
|8||Roger Williams University||1,691||1,129||592|
|9||Johnson & Wales University Providence||1,689||1,323||840|