7,080
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,745
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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French Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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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
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Geography Teacher Education Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Adult Development And Aging Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Portuguese Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
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Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-optometry Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Therapy Technician Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Environmental Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Youth Services Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,846
Applied
3,566
Accepted
7,080
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

3,239
Females Applied
2,477
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,607
Males Applied
1,089
Males Accepted
68%
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 December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 503 450 560
SAT Math 486 430 530
ACT Composite 19 15 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,790
In-state
20,553
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,139
Full-time student fees
12,978
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,745
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,033
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,958
Avg. Loan Aid
2,441
Avg. Grant Aid
7,016
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,080
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.45%
Black or African American 9.58%
White or Caucasian 58.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.51%
Asian 3.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 2.03%
Other 6.77%

Gender

Male (31.81%)
Female (68.19%)

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 15%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Sex Toy BINGO, Spring RIC End and Campus Activities Day

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:
Theta Phi Alpha, Delta Phi Epsilon, Alpha Sigma Tau, Sojourn Collegiate Ministries and Student Community Government

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

756
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 335
Part-time - 421
Male - 298
Female - 458