univstats
Undergraduate
(in-state)
$33,990
($10,023)
Graduate
(in-state)
$24,052
($12,500)
Books & Supplies $1,453
On-Campus Living Costs $17,426
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,907

Average Costs of Attendance at Rhode Island Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $52,869 when a student lives on campus and $49,349 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $10,023 for Rhode Island residents and $33,990 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,500 for Rhode Island residents and $24,052 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $17,426 when a student lives on campus and $13,907 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Rhode Island Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$28,903 (In-State)
$52,869 (Out-of-State)
$25,383 (In-State)
$49,349 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$10,023 (In-State)
$33,990 (Out-of-State)
$10,023 (In-State)
$33,990 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,453$1,453
Living Costs$17,426$13,907
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Rhode Island Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $10,023 for in-state students and $33,990 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.34% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$9,044$9,210 $9,615$10,023
Out-Of-State$32,292$33,194 $33,874$33,990
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Rhode Island Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $12,500 for in-state students and $24,052 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 3.03% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$11,004$11,486 $12,028$12,500
Out-Of-State$21,808$22,479 $23,344$24,052
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Rhode Island Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $1,453. The books & supplies costs are increased by 4.07% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,443$1,489 $1,396$1,453
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Rhode Island Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $17,426 when a student lives on campus and $13,907 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.38% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.98% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$15,732$16,329 $17,021$17,426
Off-Campus$12,394$12,624 $13,375$13,907
[Chart] Living Costs - Rhode Island Colleges