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Best Colleges in Rhode Island

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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), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Providence CollegeProvidence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
3 University of Rhode IslandKingston, RIPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, RIPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Bryant UniversitySmithfield, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
6 Salve Regina UniversityNewport, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Roger Williams UniversityBristol, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Johnson & Wales University-ProvidenceProvidence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Rhode Island is $34,026 for State residents and $41,899 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 66.25% and graduation rate is 74.00%. 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 $60,696 7% 96% 6:110,257
2 Providence College $54,388 47% 87% 11:14,674
3 University of Rhode Island $15,004 / $32,578 75% 69% 16:117,777
4 Rhode Island College $10,260 / $24,735 78% 49% 14:17,766
5 Bryant University $46,863 71% 81% 13:13,788
6 Salve Regina University $42,920 74% 78% 13:12,647
7 Roger Williams University $38,274 85% 67% 14:14,860
8 Johnson & Wales University-Providence $34,736 93% 65% 18:17,360
Average$34,026 / $41,89966.25%74.00%13.13:17,391
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.