Rhode Island School of Design

Acceptance Rate 17.00 %
SAT Average 1,440
2023 Tuition & Fees $57,505
Student Population 2,576
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $32,273

Academic Overview

Rhode Island School of Design Campus, Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $57,505 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $57,505.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,576 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 17.00% and the graduation rate is 86% last year.
The salary after graduation from Rhode Island School of Design varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $56,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, RISD's tuition & fees is $57,505. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $57,505.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at RISD. The acceptance rate of RISD is 17.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 53.98%. The average graduation rate is 86% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $32,273 and 42% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,576 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Rhode Island School of Design is 17.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Rhode Island School of Design is 86 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Rhode Island School of Design is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Rhode Island School of Design is 2,576
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Rhode Island School of Design is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $32,273 at Rhode Island School of Design.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2 College St, Providence, RI 02903-2784
Online Applicationwww.risd.edu/admissions/
Financial Aidwww.risd.edu/student-financial-services
Net Price Calculatorrisd.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.risd.edu/student-financial-services/undergraduate-aid/
Disability Serviceinfo.risd.edu/disability-support-services-dss/?_ga=2.240961987.1724653096.1511293627-1987156620.1511293627

Offered Degrees

RISD offers 33 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class

Special Learning Opportunities

Rhode Island School of Design offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,450)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Rhode Island School of Design has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges