Rhode Island School of Design

Acceptance Rate 18.68 %
SAT Average 1,395
Tuition & Fees $56,290
Student Population 2,227
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,225

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 School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $56,290 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,227 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 18.68% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, RISD's tuition & fees is $56,290. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $56,290.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at RISD. The acceptance rate of RISD is 18.68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 55.98%. The average graduation rate is 86% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,225 and 35% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,227 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 18.68 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Rhode Island School of Design is 86 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Rhode Island School of Design is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Rhode Island School of Design is 2,227
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 $30,225 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
Bachelor's Degree160
Master's Degree170

Special Learning Opportunities

Rhode Island School of Design does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. 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 ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,539)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,600)

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