Tuition & Fees

$8,206

$19,868

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
31%
400-499
42%
300-399
19%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
49%
300-399
17%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
21%
200-299
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
10%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
33%
12-17
50%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
7%
18-23
51%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

32%

68%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,389
Declined + 1,343
Total Received 4,732
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Public

7,446

undergraduate students

1,066

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Justice Studies
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Codes

SAT 3724
ACT 3810

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School Facts

Rhode Island College, founded in 1854, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 180-acre campus is located in a residential area of Providence.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,512
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Providence, RI

180-acre campus in Providence (population: 177,994), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
41%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
31%
400-499
42%
300-399
19%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
49%
300-399
17%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
21%
200-299
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
10%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
33%
12-17
50%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
7%
18-23
51%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,389
Declined + 1,343
Total Received 4,732

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

John McLaughlin
Director of Admissions
P: 800 669-5760
F: 401 456-8817
admissions@ric.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,206
Room & board $10,794
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $20,200
Average Financial Aid - $9,009
Total with Avg. Aid $11,191

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,009

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,882,487
State $2,091,021
Institutional $6,017,680
Other external $813,832
Total $22,805,020

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $428,153
Other external $190,500
Total $618,653

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference (Division III), New England College Wrestling Association (Division III)
Mascot
Anchormen/Anchorwomen
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Adult Development/Aging
Adult Health Nurse
Advanced Studies in Teaching/Learning
African-American/African Studies
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Ceramic Arts/Ceramics
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communications
Community Health
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Creative Writing
Critical Care Nurse
Dance Performance
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer/Ultrasound Technician
Digital Arts
Drama/Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood/Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals who are Developmentally Delayed
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Elementary Education
English
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Chemistry
Film Studies
Finance
Financial Planning/Services
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Francophone Studies
French
French Language Teacher Education
General Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geography Teacher Education
Graphic Design
Health Education
Health Sciences
Health/Physical Education/Fitness/General
Health/Wellness
History
History Teacher Education
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Intermedia/Multimedia
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Justice Studies
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Medical Staff Services Technology
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Metal/Jewelry Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Musical Theatre
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Operations Management/Supervision
Painting
Parks/Recreation/Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science
Portuguese
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Veterinary
Printmaking
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health/Community Nurse
Public Relations/Advertising/Applied Communication
Public/Applied History
Radiologic Technology
Reading
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
School Psychology
Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education
Teacher Education/Professional Development/Specific Subject Areas
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design/Technology
Technology Education
Women's Studies
Youth Development
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Undergraduate

87%

7,446
students

Female
68%
5,041

Male
32%
2,405

Graduate

13%

1,066
students

Female
78%
831

Male
22%
235

undergraduateFull-time

74%

5,581
students

Female
68%
3,764

Male
32%
1,817

undergraduatePart-time

26%

1,865
students

Female
69%
1,277

Male
31%
588

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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