Rhode Island School of Design: Review & Facts

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Rhode Island School of Design is a private not-for-profit school with 2,390 students enrolled. This school was established in 1877 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Rhode Island School of Design will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Rhode Island School of Design implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Architecture, Industrial Technologies, and Interior Design. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
95%
Rhode Island School of Design student retention rate is excellent at 95% (well above Rhode Island average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rhode Island School of Design is great: 90%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rhode Island School of Design is good -- 9:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,500
Average tuition charges are extremely high - around $41,100 per year. The additional fees at Rhode Island School of Design beyond tuition are about $400, which totals $41,500 a year.

Read the details about Rhode Island School of Design additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
25%
According to government data, 3,113 applications were submitted and 790 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Rhode Island School of Design in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,800
Rhode Island School of Design provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rhode Island School of Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Rhode Island School of Design provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,600 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $6,800 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Rhode Island School of Design appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rhode Island School of Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Rhode Island School of Design, 2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-2784, USA
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