Average Tuition & Fees $27,071
Average Acceptance Rates 60.17 %
Total Student Population 84,666
Average Graduation Rates 69.05 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.09 to 1

Rhode Island Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 24 colleges and universities in Rhode Island State - 3 public and 21 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Rhode Island Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)11
Private (for-profit)10
4 Year or High12
2-4 Year3
Less than 2 year9

Average Academic Statistics for Rhode Island Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Rhode Island colleges is 60.17% and the average graduation rate is 69.05% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 84,666 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Rhode Island colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.09:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Rhode Island.

[Chart] Rhode Island Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Rhode Island colleges is 10.285714285714 %
Average Retention Rate for Rhode Island colleges is 77.842105263158 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Rhode Island Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Rhode Island colleges are $29,534 for Rhode Island residents and $27,071 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $20,279 for in-state students and $22,479 for out-of-state students.

Rhode Island 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Rhode Island State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Rhode Island Colleges

Rhode Island colleges and universities are offering 1,174 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Rhode Island State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate624
One but less than two years certificate370
Associate's Degree1004
Two but less than four years certificate40
Bachelor's Degree52919
Post Bachelor's Degree4611
Master's Degree25816
Post Master's Degree130
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1200
Doctor's degree - professional practice30
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities at Rhode Island State

In Rhode Island, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 9 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 10 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 9 colleges have the ROTC programs and 11 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Rhode Island schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Rhode Island State
Online Completely1 out of 24 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes9 out of 24 Schools
Graduate Online Classes10 out of 24 Schools
ROTC9 out of 24 Schools
Weekend/Evening College10 out of 24 Schools
Teacher certificate7 out of 24 Schools
Study Abroad11 out of 24 Schools