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Rhode Island College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,132 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,530 tuition
$9,534 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,068 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$28,830 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,228 tuition
$9,534 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,068 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,041 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,465 avg)
51% get state aid ($788 avg)
44% get institn'l aid ($4,041 avg)
68% get loans ($5,624 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.87% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.74% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$4,005,796
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,163 69%
Federal Grant Aid $4,465 46%
Pell Grants $4,208 46%
Other Federal Grants $393 31%
Institution Grant Aid $4,041 44%
State Grant Aid $788 51%
Student Loans $5,624 68%
Federal Loans $4,992 67%
Other Loans $9,361 5%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y Y
$500 - $1,500 Y N N N
$2,000 Y N Y N
$100 - $10,000 Y Y Y
$100 - $2,500 Y N Y N
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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Rhode Island College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-8000
http://www.ric.edu/financialaid
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $272
Out of State $670

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Melina Freeman
  • Jun-03-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is on the less expensive end, and has great academic programs. Students come from all over the States to apply for the nursing and teacher programs. The cost was one of the reasons I choose this college, I am from Connecticut, and an in-between tuition is available for students that live in Massachusetts or Connecticut.

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  • 4
  • Jade from Pawtucket, RI
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Rhode Island College is definitely cheaper then most colleges around, especially if you live in the same state. Even though we are a cheaper college our classes are just as challenging and just as good as a school that say costs around 50 grand a year.

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  • 5
  • Daniel from Tiverton, RI
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    This was the college that was the cheapest and it is the best for my major! Very happy to be there :)

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  • 3
  • Cindy
  • Dec-15-2013 I am a current student here

    If you are a Rhode Island resident, it is very convenient. The price is low compared to other colleges which makes it an even better school! I believe it is worth it.

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