Building on its historic roots in teacher education and its current status as the largest preparer of educators in the State, Rhode Island College aspires to be broadly recognized for the excellence of its academic, public service, and cultural programs. Widely known for its curricula in education, fine and performing arts, nursing, and social work, the College is equally committed to offering a broad array of undergraduate arts and sciences and professional majors.
The College is dedicated to ensuring that each student experience academic life in a caring community where education is informed by serious inquiry, civic engagement, and open discourse; and, its faculty continually strive to fulfill the promise of the liberal arts education: an open and inquiring mind. As the State's single comprehensive institution of higher education, the College fulfills Rhode Island's promise of affordable access to superior higher education for traditional and non-traditional students Read more… alike—because, to foster the growth and development of each individual enriches everyone.
The College further fulfills its responsibility through the public service, continuing education offerings, and cultural opportunities it provides for the citizens of Rhode Island.
|Campus Setting:||Large suburb|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
There are many places on campus to hang out and relax, taking a break from the sometimes busy day. Donovan Dining Center, The Don, is the main spot where everyone spends their breaks during the day. There are also a couple of great cafes on campus as well. The Rec Center is my favorite, boasting a pool, indoor track, gym, and zumba/yoga/etc classes. I love Rhode Island College.» Read More
For an out-of-state student, Rhode Island is very different. It's more expensive to buy things in Walmart out there than it is in California. The seasons are beautiful & the campus isn't too bad. The friendships I've made will probably be life-long. The only nice dorm on campus is New Hall & I haven't gone there to live because it costs way too much money.» Read More
Living on campus is very fun! If your planning to attend Rhode Island College keep in mind that it would be very fun to live on campus and be close to your friends. If your preference is not to live on campus, no worries, RIC has various activities and events. They have many clubs and plan a lot of trips.» Read More