Rhode Island College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Rhode Island College is a medium four-year, public school with 8,515 students enrolled. This school was established in 1854 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
103
Good
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Rhode Island College.

Rhode Island College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 103 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Nursing, Management, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
76%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Rhode Island College is fair at 76% (below Rhode Island average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Rhode Island College is low - 48%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rhode Island College is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,900
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high, around $18,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Rhode Island College beyond tuition are around $1,100; which totals $19,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
According to government data, 4,732 applications were submitted and 3,389 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Rhode Island College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
Rhode Island College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rhode Island College, 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-
Unsafe
Rhode Island College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,900 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rhode Island College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Rhode Island College Location and Maps



Post Address: Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
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