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Rhode Island College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

9,155 students

75% admitted

  • 6,039 full time
  • 3,116 part time
  • 2,057 men full time
  • 3,982 women full time
  • 3,955 applied
  • 2,976 admitted
  • 1,127 enrolled

7,400 Undergraduates

$7,118 tuition/year

  • 1,377 Graduates
  • 378 Non-Degree
  • $7,118 in state
  • $1,088 fees
  • $10,794 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: New England Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Melina Freeman
  • 0
  • Rhode Island College is in a perfect location. This school has a very diverse community, and embraces differences. Lastly, Rhode Island College has clubs and activities for everyone. …

  • Jun-03-2014 Read More
  • Jennifer from Westerly, RI
  • 0
  • Rhode Island College of Social Work is a school with faculty that cares about their students. The faculty is truly interested in matching the right personality with this particular field…

  • Jan-08-2012 Read More
  • Joshua from Smithfield, RI
  • 0
  • Rhode Island College is a college which offers a wide-variety of majors. The campuses are very easy to navigate around. The OASIS Department is very helpful in picking your classes.…

  • Jan-26-2012 Read More
  • Katherine from Seekonk, MA
  • 0
  • it has a friendly atmosphere. kind, approachable professors and staff. many opportunities academically and socially such as clubs and activities.…

  • Mar-03-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

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

Rhode Island College
  • Located in Providence, RI
  • Public
  • 9,155 students enrolled
  • 75% admitted
  • $7,118 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lindsey from Lincoln, RI
  • Aug-15-2011 I am a current student here

    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.

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  • 3
  • Alyssa from Riverside, CA
  • Aug-12-2011 I am a current student here

    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.

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  • 2
  • Colleo from Providence, RI
  • Jun-26-2011 I am a past student here

    The campus is really small which I didn't mind. The only thing that bothered me was the condition of the buildings. A lot were not very up-to-date on maintenance. I understand it is a state college but try to maintain it.

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  • 5
  • prov.
  • Jun-11-2011 I am a current student here

    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.

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