Rhode Island College
Providence, RI 02908
Rhode Island College is one of the two public 4-year colleges in Rhode Island. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Providence. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,040 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 780 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%).
Every year 46% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
RIC's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $7,637, and fees were $1,139. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,150 and $1,139 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1958 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/25/2009 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels|
05/01/1962 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||880 to 1090|
|ACT||15 to 22|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$339/credit|
|In State Students||$339/credit|
|Out of State Students||$779/credit|
|In District Students||$399/credit|
|In State Students||$399/credit|
|Out of State Students||$777/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of Rhode Island College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||41%||$428|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$6,168|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||42%||$4,571|
|Federal Student Loans||66%||$4,914|
$9,008Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,602|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,200|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,009|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,968|
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Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited nursing ...
This scholarship is offered for students resident in Rhode Island and who Pursuing LPN, RN or advanced nursing degree.
Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They must ...
Applicant must be a license R.N. from a Rhode Island seeking a baccalaureate or graduate nursing degree. Preference will be given to students intending to practice nursing in Rhode Island.
Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Rhode Island state board of nursing.