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Most Favored Rhode Island Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Rhode Island. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Brown University, has the highest yield rate of 60.81% for academic year 2019-2020 in Rhode Island. Rhode Island College is positioned second with 25.58% yield and Providence College follows them with 20%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Rhode Island.
Most Favored Rhode Island Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
60.81% 38,674 2,733 1,662 7.07%
2Rhode Island College
Public, 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
25.58% 4,753 3,726 953 78.39%
3Providence College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
20.08% 11,478 5,447 1,094 47.46%
4University of Rhode Island
Public, 4 or more yearsKingston, RI
18.99% 22,113 16,534 3,140 74.77%
5Salve Regina University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNewport, RI
18.16% 4,889 3,607 655 73.78%
6Bryant University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSmithfield, RI
15.76% 7,633 5,419 854 70.99%
7Roger Williams University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBristol, RI
14.64% 8,906 7,601 1,113 85.35%
8Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
13.67% 11,668 10,819 1,479 92.72%