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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$34,474
($10,338)
Graduate
(in-state)
$25,901
($12,956)
Books & Supplies $1,429
On-Campus Living Costs $18,144
Off-Campus Living Costs $14,550

Average Costs of Attendance at Rhode Island Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $54,046 when a student lives on campus and $50,452 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $10,338 for Rhode Island residents and $34,474 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,956 for Rhode Island residents and $25,901 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $18,144 when a student lives on campus and $14,550 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Rhode Island Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$29,910 (In-State)
$54,046 (Out-of-State)
$26,317 (In-State)
$50,452 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$10,338 (In-State)
$34,474 (Out-of-State)
$10,338 (In-State)
$34,474 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,429$1,429
Living Costs$18,144$14,550
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Rhode Island Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $10,338 for in-state students and $34,474 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.80% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$9,210$9,615 $10,023$10,338
Out-Of-State$33,194$33,874 $35,104$34,474
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Rhode Island Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $12,956 for in-state students and $25,901 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 7.69% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$11,486$12,028 $12,500$12,956
Out-Of-State$22,479$23,344 $24,052$25,901
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Rhode Island Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $1,429. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -1.70% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,489$1,396 $1,454$1,429
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Rhode Island Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Rhode Island colleges and universities is $18,144 when a student lives on campus and $14,550 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 4.12% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 4.63% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$16,329$17,021 $17,426$18,144
Off-Campus$12,624$13,375 $13,907$14,550
[Chart] Living Costs - Rhode Island Colleges