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Total Enrollment 82,711
Undergraduate 71,237
Graduate 11,474
Men 35,437
Women 47,274

Student Population at Rhode Island Colleges

At Rhode Island colleges, there are 82,711 students including 71,237 undergraduate and 11,474 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 63,055 full-time and 19,656 part-time students with gender distribution of35,437 male and 47,274 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Rhode Island colleges have a total enrollment of 82,711 with a gender distribution of 42.84% male and 57.16% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total82,71135,43747,274
Undergraduate71,23730,71040,527
Graduate11,4744,7276,747
Full-time63,05528,12434,931
Part-time19,6567,31312,343
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Rhode Island Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Rhode Island colleges have a total of 63,055 full-time students and 19,656 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 55,563 students are attending classes with full-time status and 15,674 are part-time students. In graduate school, 7,492 students are full-time and 3,982 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total82,71163,05519,656
Undergraduate71,23755,56315,674
Graduate11,4747,4923,982
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Rhode Island Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Rhode Island colleges, 3,773 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 8,124 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 82,711 students. In undergraduate schools, 10,342 students enrolled in online courses and 1,555 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students82,71171,23711,474
Online Exclusively3,7732,5761,197
In Some Online Classes8,1247,766358
Not In Online Classes70,81460,8959,919
[Chart] Rhode Island Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Rhode Island colleges. There are 48,732 Caucasian, 5,895 Black/African American, 3,619 Asian, and 10,574 Hispanic students in Rhode Island colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Rhode Island Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total82,71135,43747,274
American Indian/Native American25296156
Asian3,6191,5132,106
Black/African American5,8952,3413,554
Hispanic10,5744,1096,465
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader722448
White48,73221,14727,585
Two More2,9101,1471,763
Un-Known6,0732,8503,223
[Chart] Rhode Island Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution