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Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between Colleges in Rhode Island. For state residents, the average COA is $29,907 when living on campus and $26,314 when living off campus. For out-of-state students, the average COA is $53,961 when living on campus and $50,367 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Colleges In Rhode Island
NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Brown University$62,304 $1,652 $18,614 -
Bryant University$47,782 $1,400 $17,761 $13,500
Johnson & Wales University-Providence$35,950 $1,800 $20,270 $11,558
New England Institute of Technology$32,807 $1,521 $18,950 $11,766
Providence College$55,988 $1,150 $17,272 $13,810
Rhode Island College$10,702$25,900 $1,200 $15,362 $16,554
Community College of Rhode Island$4,980$13,260 $1,460 - $15,562
University of Rhode Island$15,332$33,354 $1,250 $16,114 $15,032
Rhode Island School of Design$56,290 $2,700 $18,290 $18,290
Roger Williams University$37,355 $900 $19,362 $15,280
Salve Regina University$44,200 $1,500 $19,440 $15,090
Roger Williams University School of Law$12,803 - - -
Johnson & Wales University-Online$13,365 $1,800 - $11,558
College Unbound$10,128 $200 - $16,600
Average$10,338$34,392$1,426$18,144$14,550

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between Colleges in Rhode Island. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $10,338 for in-state students and $36,053 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of Colleges in Rhode Island are increased by 2.70% compared to the previous year.
Among the Colleges in Rhode Island, Brown University requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $60,944 and College Unbound has the lowest tuition & fees of $10,128 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Colleges In Rhode Island
Name2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Brown University$60,584$62,304
Bryant University$46,863$47,782
Johnson & Wales University-Providence$34,376$35,950
New England Institute of Technology$31,827$32,807
Providence College$54,388$55,988
Rhode Island College$10,260$24,735$10,702$25,900
Community College of Rhode Island$4,806$12,884$4,980$13,260
University of Rhode Island$15,004$32,578$15,332$33,354
Rhode Island School of Design$54,890$56,290
Roger Williams University$36,826$37,355
Salve Regina University$42,920$44,200
Roger Williams University School of LawThis school does not have undergraduate programs.
Johnson & Wales University-Online$13,365$13,365
College Unbound$10,112$10,128
Average$10,023$35,104$10,338$36,053

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between Colleges in Rhode Island. The average graduate tuition & fees is $12,956 for state residents and $25,901 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of Colleges in Rhode Island are increased by 7.69% compared to the previous year.
Among the Colleges in Rhode Island, Brown University requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $60,944 and Providence College has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $9,750.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Colleges In Rhode Island
Name2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Brown University$60,363$62,083
Bryant University$26,832$47,720
Johnson & Wales University-Providence$14,148$14,706
New England Institute of Technology$14,205$15,015
Providence College$9,750$9,750
Rhode Island College$9,036$16,884$9,590$17,834
Community College of Rhode IslandThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
University of Rhode Island$15,964$29,082$16,322$29,774
Rhode Island School of Design$54,890$56,290
Roger Williams University$17,916$18,406
Salve Regina University$11,370$11,730
Roger Williams University School of Law$19,036$12,803
Johnson & Wales University-Online$14,148$14,706
College UnboundThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
Average$12,500$24,052$12,956$25,901

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between Colleges in Rhode Island. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Colleges in Rhode Island is $18,144 when a student lives on campus and $14,550 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Colleges In Rhode Island
NameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
Brown University $16,346$2,268 ---
Bryant University $16,211$1,550 $10,000$3,500$3,500
Johnson & Wales University-Providence $18,212$2,058 $9,500$2,058$2,058
New England Institute of Technology $16,125$2,825 $7,065$4,701$4,701
Providence College $16,060$1,212 $12,200$1,610$7,410
Rhode Island College $13,162$2,200 $14,354$2,200$2,200
Community College of Rhode Island -- $11,322$4,240$4,240
University of Rhode Island $13,618$2,496 $10,486$4,546$9,378
Rhode Island School of Design $14,790$3,500 $14,790$3,500$4,500
Roger Williams University $16,012$3,350 $12,360$2,920$3,104
Salve Regina University $15,870$3,570 $11,520$3,570$3,770
Roger Williams University School of Law -- ---
Johnson & Wales University-Online -- $9,500$2,058$2,058
College Unbound -- $16,200$400$500
Average$15,641 $2,503$11,608 $2,942$3,952