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Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

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Overview

Rhode Island College is a Comprehensive institution located in Providence, RI, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI  02908-1927
United States
Contact Jason Anthony
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@ric.edu
Phone: 401-456-8234
Fax: 401-456-8817

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Adult Development And Aging Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Portuguese Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mri) Technology/technician Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Therapy Technician/assistant Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Public/applied History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Environmental Chemistry Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Work Checkmark
Youth Services/administration Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,608
Applied
3,062
Accepted
5,252
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

2,352
Females Applied
2,048
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,253
Males Applied
1,012
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: 1 letter from a guidance counselor

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 15th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 503 450 560
SAT Math 487 430 530
ACT Composite 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,481
In-state
14,221
Out-of-state
9,481
In-district
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Fees

1,485
Full-time student fees
13,077
Room & board
7,354
Room only

Financial Aid

9,391
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,037
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,870
Avg. Loan Aid
3,403
Avg. Grant Aid
6,999
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,252
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.53%
Black or African American 10.59%
White or Caucasian 53.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 3.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.05%
Other 5.54%

Gender

Male (30.85%)
Female (68.89%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 11%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Horrorween, RIC Week and Welcome Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Delta Phi Epsilon, Theta Phi Alpha, Sojourn, Alpha Sigma Tau and Harambee

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Gymnastics No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

624
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 297
Part-time - 327
Male - 231
Female - 393
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