Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,128
Graduate Enrollment: 1,079
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 84.83%

Male/Female: 31% / 69% (2017)

First generation college students: 44.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 988


2021 Median Admit ACT: 22


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 74.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 51.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 38.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 28.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 53.3%
Black: 10.6%
Hispanic: 24.5%
Asian: 3.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.1%
Non-resident alien: 0.2%
Unknown race: 5.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $16,272
In-State tuition: $10,702
Out-of-State tuition: $25,900

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,162 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,200 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,354 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,200 (2022)

Average Family Income: $61,371 (2017)
Median Family Income: $35,669 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 43.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 50.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,040
$30k-48k $8,309
$48k-75k $11,260
$75k-110k $15,408
$110k+ $15,721

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 21%
6-year graduation rate: 46%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,879 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,700 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,760 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 72.3% (2015)
@3 year 76.3% (2017)
@5 year 79.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 49.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 54.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,929 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,799 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 12 $37,912 ($3,159)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 12 $24,125 $217 $39,051 ($3,254)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3 $19,966 $195 $28,312 ($2,359)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 55 $25,000 $200 $32,360 ($2,697) $41,716 ($3,476)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 32 $25,000 $242 $51,929 ($4,327)
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 27 $29,851 $273 $43,846 ($3,654) $50,947 ($4,246)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 34 $52,265 ($4,355) $65,339 ($5,445)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 55 $27,973 $260 $32,520 ($2,710) $46,049 ($3,837)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 18 $39,989 ($3,332) $48,997 ($4,083)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 42 $29,659 $276 $40,659 ($3,388) $47,449 ($3,954)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 11 $57,487 ($4,791)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 18 $62,422 ($5,202)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 4
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 1
Master's Degree Education, Other. 20 $68 $47,426 ($3,952)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5 $34,692 ($2,891)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 27 $27,000 $281 $34,941 ($2,912) $34,496 ($2,875)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 16 $55,882 ($4,657)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 14
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 156 $27,000 $262 $65,243 ($5,437) $72,650 ($6,054)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 30 $466 $128,226 ($10,686) $118,031 ($9,836)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 38 $19,500 $207 $23,904 ($1,992)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 104 $23,044 $202 $38,579 ($3,215) $57,671 ($4,806)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 6
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 91 $18,881 $167 $44,332 ($3,694) $57,587 ($4,799)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 2 $77,334 ($6,445)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 28 $23,750 $202 $40,698 ($3,392) $61,463 ($5,122)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 23 $20,725 $191 $44,116 ($3,676) $61,018 ($5,085)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 46 $19,500 $201 $37,068 ($3,089) $49,096 ($4,091)
Bachelor's Degree History. 19 $24,141 $230 $34,771 ($2,898) $44,302 ($3,692)
Master's Degree History. 1
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 35 $20,252 $192 $31,436 ($2,620) $40,661 ($3,388)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 2 $24,272 ($2,023) $38,405 ($3,200)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 11
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 28 $26,949 $236 $37,248 ($3,104) $62,028 ($5,169)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7 $54,398 ($4,533)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma International/Global Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 14 $13,867 $151 $43,141 ($3,595) $61,903 ($5,159)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 156 $22,723 $207 $32,877 ($2,740) $40,576 ($3,381)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 6
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 6 $61,066 ($5,089)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 11 $54,106 ($4,509)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 75 $21,625 $199 $32,886 ($2,741) $52,198 ($4,350)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 98 $24,100 $229 $31,858 ($2,655) $43,109 ($3,592)
Master's Degree Social Work. 97 $372 $50,403 ($4,200) $57,134 ($4,761)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 24 $21,435 $190 $29,512 ($2,459) $51,733 ($4,311)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 18 $21,100 $189 $31,927 ($2,661) $45,550 ($3,796)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 3
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12 $24,523 $255 $19,724 ($1,644) $29,869 ($2,489)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 41 $23,500 $252 $26,017 ($2,168) $41,520 ($3,460)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 14 $14,133 $150 $30,674 ($2,556) $36,093 ($3,008)
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 18 $27,000 $261 $35,160 ($2,930)
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 27 $26,877 $262 $42,437 ($3,536) $56,639 ($4,720)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 45 $27,000 $267 $61,216 ($5,101) $62,550 ($5,213)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $99,873
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $33,566,927 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $44,471,044 (2022)