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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Rhode Island. By school type, there are 2 public and 6 private schools in best schools in Rhode Island. By school level, all 8 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Rhode Island
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Brown UniversityProvidence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Providence CollegeProvidence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
3 University of Rhode IslandKingston, RIPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, RIPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Bryant UniversitySmithfield, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
6 Salve Regina UniversityNewport, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Roger Williams UniversityBristol, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Johnson & Wales University-ProvidenceProvidence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Rhode Island is $34,123 for State residents and $43,181 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 68.90% and graduation rate is 73.88%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Rhode Island
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Brown University $62,304 5.51% 96% 6:19,948
2 Providence College $55,988 57.98% 89% 11:14,821
3 University of Rhode Island $15,332 / $33,354 76.46% 70% 17:117,649
4 Rhode Island College $10,702 / $25,900 84.83% 46% 14:17,072
5 Bryant University $47,782 73.61% 84% 13:13,674
6 Salve Regina University $44,200 73.43% 73% 13:12,771
7 Roger Williams University $39,594 90.98% 70% 15:14,702
8 Johnson & Wales University-Providence $36,324 88.42% 63% 16:15,676
Average$34,123 / $43,18168.90%73.88%13.13:17,039
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Rhode Islandand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.