Rhode Island Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $30,217 ($8,452)
Average Acceptance Rates 65.75 %
Total Student Population 83,946
Average Graduation Rates 70.26 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.35 to 1

Rhode Island Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 25 colleges universities in Rhode Island State - 3 public and 22 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Rhode Island Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)11
Private (for-profit)11
4 Year or High12
2-4 Year3
Less than 2 year10

Average Academic Statistics for Rhode Island State Colleges

[chart] Rhode Island Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Rhode Island colleges is 65.75 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Rhode Island colleges is 70.263157894737 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Rhode Island colleges is 9.3333333333333 %
Average Retention Rate for Rhode Island colleges is 84.15 %
Total Student Population for Rhode Island colleges is 83,946
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Rhode Island colleges is 12.347826086957 %

Rhode Island Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Rhode Island
Remedial services10 out of 25 Schools
Academic/career counseling service20 out of 25 Schools
Employment services for students16 out of 25 Schools
Placement services for completers21 out of 25 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children3 out of 25 Schools
Library facilities at institution23 out of 25 Schools

Offered Degrees At Rhode Island Colleges

Rhode Island colleges and universities are offering 1,131 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Rhode Island State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate583
One but less than two years certificate390
Associate's Degree1070
Two but less than four years certificate40
Bachelor's Degree52813
Post Bachelor's Degree335
Master's Degree2569
Post Master's Degree110
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship900
Doctor's degree - professional practice50

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Rhode Island Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Rhode Island colleges is $8,452 for Rhode Island residents and $30,217 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,270 for in-state students and $21,361 for out-of-state students.

Rhode Island 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] Rhode Island State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Rhode Island State

Next table shows the number of Rhode Island schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Rhode Island State
Online Completely1 out of 25 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes8 out of 25 Schools
Graduate Online Classes5 out of 25 Schools
ROTC8 out of 25 Schools
ROTC Army8 out of 25 Schools
ROTC Navy0 out of 25 Schools
ROTC Air Force0 out of 25 Schools
Weekend/Evening College9 out of 25 Schools
Teacher certificate8 out of 25 Schools
Study Abroad11 out of 25 Schools
Campus Housing9 out of 25 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.