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 66.98% for academic year 2022-2023 in Rhode Island. Providence College is positioned second with 20.01% yield and Rhode Island 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 (2023)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsProvidence, RI
66.98% 50,649 2,532 1,696 5.00%
2Providence College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsProvidence, RI
20.01% 11,129 5,898 1,180 53.00%
3Rhode Island College
Public, four-yearsProvidence, RI
20.00% 3,921 3,450 690 87.99%
4University of Rhode Island
Public, four-yearsKingston, RI
18.00% 25,481 19,366 3,486 76.00%
5Bryant University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSmithfield, RI
16.01% 8,900 6,141 983 69.00%
6Roger Williams University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBristol, RI
15.01% 8,121 7,390 1,109 91.00%
7Salve Regina University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNewport, RI
15.00% 5,562 3,893 584 69.99%
8Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsProvidence, RI
14.00% 8,281 6,873 962 83.00%