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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$33,874
($9,615)
Graduate
(in-state)
$23,344
($12,028)
Books & Supplies $1,396
On-Campus Living Costs $17,021
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,375

Average Costs of Attendance at Rhode Island Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $52,291 when a student lives on campus and $48,645 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $9,615 for Rhode Island residents and $33,874 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,028 for Rhode Island residents and $23,344 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $17,021 when a student lives on campus and $13,375 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Rhode Island Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$28,032 (In-State)
$52,291 (Out-of-State)
$24,386 (In-State)
$48,645 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$9,615 (In-State)
$33,874 (Out-of-State)
$9,615 (In-State)
$33,874 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,396$1,396
Living Costs$17,021$13,375
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Rhode Island Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $9,615 for in-state students and $33,874 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 2.05% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$8,452$9,044 $9,210$9,615
Out-Of-State$31,289$32,292 $33,194$33,874
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Rhode Island Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $12,028 for in-state students and $23,344 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 3.85% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$10,270$11,004 $11,486$12,028
Out-Of-State$21,086$21,808 $22,479$23,344
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Rhode Island Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $1,396. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -6.21% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,413$1,443 $1,489$1,396
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Rhode Island Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $17,021 when a student lives on campus and $13,375 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 4.24% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 5.95% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$15,225$15,732 $16,329$17,021
Off-Campus$12,426$12,394 $12,624$13,375
[Chart] Living Costs - Rhode Island Colleges