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Rhode Island Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) 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. Johnson & Wales University-Providence, has the lowest yield rate as of 13.67% for academic year 2019-2020 in Rhode Island. Roger Williams University is positioned second with 14.64% yield and Bryant University follows them with 16%. Next table shows the schools that have low 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 highest yield rates in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Johnson & Wales University-Providence
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
13.67% 11,668 10,819 1,479 92.72%
2Roger Williams University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBristol, RI
14.64% 8,906 7,601 1,113 85.35%
3Bryant University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSmithfield, RI
15.76% 7,633 5,419 854 70.99%
4Salve Regina University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNewport, RI
18.16% 4,889 3,607 655 73.78%
5University of Rhode Island
Public, 4 or more yearsKingston, RI
18.99% 22,113 16,534 3,140 74.77%
6Providence College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
20.08% 11,478 5,447 1,094 47.46%
7Rhode Island College
Public, 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
25.58% 4,753 3,726 953 78.39%
8Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
60.81% 38,674 2,733 1,662 7.07%