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Rhode Island Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 337,659 students have applied and among them 172,268 were admitted to Rhode Island Colleges. 34,814 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Rhode Island Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total337,659 172,26834,814
Public Schools80,611 58,09512,211
4 Years (Or High)80,611 58,09512,211
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools257,048 114,17322,603
4 Years (Or High)256,695 113,93722,430
2-4 Years208 9573
Less Than 2 Years145 141100
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Rhode Island Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Rhode Island Colleges is 51.02% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 72.07% and the average rate of private schools was 44.42%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Rhode Island Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average51.02%
Public Schools72.07%
4 Years (Or High)72.07%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools44.42%
4 Years (Or High)44.39%
2-4 Years45.67%
Less Than 2 Years97.24%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Rhode Island Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Rhode Island Colleges was 51.02% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 72.07% and the average rate of private schools was 44.42%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Rhode Island Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average20.21%
Public Schools21.02%
4 Years (Or High)21.02%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools19.80%
4 Years (Or High)19.69%
2-4 Years76.84%
Less Than 2 Years70.92%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Rhode Island Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Rhode Island Colleges is 820 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%378373
75%444445
Public Schools25%490475
75%585575
Private Schools25%267271
75%302314
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Rhode Island Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Rhode Island Colleges is 29 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%15 1111
75%18 1313
Public Schools25%201111
75%241414
Private Schools25%111010
75%131212
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Rhode Island Colleges