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Rhode Island College
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  • 4 Year
  • PROVIDENCE, RI

Report Card

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

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Rhode Island College is an above-average public college located in North Providence, Rhode Island in the Providence Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,058 undergraduate students. The Rhode Island College acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 46% of students, Rhode Island College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,600.

About

600 MOUNT PLEASANT AVE
PROVIDENCE, RI 02908
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Little East Conference

Rhode Island College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Rhode Island Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
March 15
SAT Range
870-1100
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$8,710 / 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
$5,118 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 91 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 91 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    63%
  • On Campus
    27%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,058 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,194
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 59 responses
  • Commuter
    42%
  • Diverse
    29%
  • Average
    22%
  • Stressed
    3%
  • Driven
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 93 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 113 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Diverse oppotunity for all
    38%
  • Interesting bunch
    15%
  • Cheap
    13%
  • Complicated
    10%
  • Comfortable
    7%
  • Beautiful
    5%
  • Hidden Gem
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 44 responses

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