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Total Enrollment 81,862
Undergraduate 70,436
Graduate 11,426
Men 35,026
Women 46,836

Student Population at Rhode Island Colleges

At Rhode Island colleges, there are 81,862 students including 70,436 undergraduate and 11,426 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 62,699 full-time and 19,163 part-time students with gender distribution of 35,026 male and 46,836 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Rhode Island colleges have a total enrollment of 81,862 with a gender distribution of 42.79% male and 57.21% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total81,86235,02646,836
Undergraduate70,43630,44139,995
Graduate11,4264,5856,841
Full-time62,69928,02434,675
Part-time19,1637,00212,161
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Rhode Island Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Rhode Island colleges have a total of 62,699 full-time students and 19,163 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 55,293 students are attending classes with full-time status and 15,143 are part-time students. In graduate school, 7,406 students are full-time and 4,020 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total81,86262,69919,163
Undergraduate70,43655,29315,143
Graduate11,4267,4064,020
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Rhode Island Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Rhode Island colleges, 4,137 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 8,163 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 81,862 students. In undergraduate schools, 10,498 students enrolled in online courses and 1,802 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Rhode Island Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students81,86270,43611,426
Online Exclusively4,1372,7081,429
In Some Online Classes8,1637,790373
Not In Online Classes69,56259,9389,624
[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 47,251 Caucasian, 5,891 Black/African American, 3,783 Asian, and 10,830 Hispanic students in Rhode Island colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Rhode Island Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total81,86235,02646,836
American Indian/Native American248109139
Asian3,7831,5542,229
Black/African American5,8912,3663,525
Hispanic10,8304,1626,668
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader712942
White47,25120,59326,658
Two More2,8541,1211,733
Un-Known6,4292,9803,449
[Chart] Rhode Island Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution