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Rhode Island College

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Rating

Public

Type

9,500

Students

$21,683

Tuition

78%

Acceptance

#1094

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Providence, RI

600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908

Rhode Island College is a mid-sized public college located in Providence, RI ranked 12th in Rhode Island. It has a total of 7,998 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 78.39% acceptance rate. Rhode Island College offers 150 different majors and is best known for its Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling, Community Health Services, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology programs (nationally ranked 15th, 21st, and 31st respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,218 for in-state students and $21,683 for those from out-of-state, Rhode Island College is somewhat moderately costly. 49.31% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to generate near $41,400 per year, which is 0% under the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$23,043
Above Average

Rhode Island College

$23,043

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$38,077

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$32,120

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

78%Acceptance
Less Selective

Rhode Island College

78%

National

69%
Sat

880 - 1080

89% of students submit

Admissions Yield

26%

ACT

0 - 0

3% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org

Students

7,998Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

98%

Part-Time

2%
Male

32%

In-state

83%

Female

68%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

22%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Social Work10% Psychology, General9% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse71% Others

10% Social Work

10% Psychology, General

9% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

71% Others

Social Work

10%

173 Graduates

Psychology, General

10%

162 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

9%

156 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

104 Graduates

Accounting

6%

93 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

4%

75 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

3%

55 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

46 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

283,587

Academic Spend per Student

$10,001

Full-time Retention Rate

74%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,600/Year

Rhode Island College

$33,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$41,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

49%