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Total Enrollment 78,897
Undergraduate 67,438
Graduate 11,459
Men 32,872
Women 46,025

Student Population at Rhode Island Colleges

At Rhode Island colleges, there are 78,897 students including 67,438 undergraduate and 11,459 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 60,330 full-time and 18,567 part-time students with gender distribution of 32,872 male and 46,025 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Rhode Island colleges have a total enrollment of 78,897 with a gender distribution of 41.66% male and 58.34% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total78,89732,87246,025
Undergraduate67,43828,40839,030
Graduate11,4594,4646,995
Full-time60,33026,33233,998
Part-time18,5676,54012,027
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Rhode Island Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Rhode Island colleges have a total of 60,330 full-time students and 18,567 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 52,823 students are attending classes with full-time status and 14,615 are part-time students. In graduate school, 7,507 students are full-time and 3,952 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total78,89760,33018,567
Undergraduate67,43852,82314,615
Graduate11,4597,5073,952
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Rhode Island Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Rhode Island colleges, 32,295 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 28,731 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 78,897 students. In undergraduate schools, 53,224 students enrolled in online courses and 7,802 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students78,89767,43811,459
Online Exclusively32,29527,1225,173
In Some Online Classes28,73126,1022,629
Not In Online Classes17,87114,2143,657
[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 45,635 Caucasian, 5,699 Black/African American, 3,767 Asian, and 10,767 Hispanic students in Rhode Island colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Rhode Island Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total78,89732,87246,025
American Indian/Native American21981138
Asian3,7671,5322,235
Black/African American5,6992,1503,549
Hispanic10,7673,9106,857
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader532429
White45,63519,68525,950
Two More2,8311,0861,745
Un-Known6,1792,6843,495
[Chart] Rhode Island Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution