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Rhode Island College
  • 4 Year
  • PROVIDENCE, RI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Rhode Island College is a public college located in North Providence, Rhode Island in the Providence Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,942 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rhode Island College acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 49% of students, Rhode Island College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,600.

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600 MOUNT PLEASANT AVE
PROVIDENCE, RI 02908
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About Rhode Island College...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Little East Conference

Rhode Island College Rankings

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Rhode Island Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
March 15
SAT Range
880-1080
ACT Range
16-19
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$9,572 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,347 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 69 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 81 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 81 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    96%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,942 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,490
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Commuter
    42%
  • Diverse
    27%
  • Average
    23%
  • Ghetto
    6%
  • Driven
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
52%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 83 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 103 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Diverse oppotunity for all
    34%
  • Interesting bunch
    18%
  • Cheap
    16%
  • Complicated
    10%
  • Beautiful
    6%
  • Hidden Gem
    4%
  • Inspirational
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

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