Rhode Island College Rankings

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In the World#1476 of 14178
In North America#464 of 2629
In the United States#422 of 2528
In Rhode Island#3 of 12
In Providence#2 of 6

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
980
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
6,432
Graduates
1,091
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ric.edu

Rhode Island College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%71%82%
Applicants4,7531,6423,111
Admissions3,7261,1602,566
Freshmen enrolled full time919275644
Freshmen enrolled part time341024

277 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

19 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
846 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 880
or below

75% of them
had 1080
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rhode Island College are 880-1080 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
29 or 3%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 19
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rhode Island College are 16-19 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4257 (57%)
Hispanic1611 (21%)
Black or African American770 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown437 (6%)
Asian228 (3%)
Two or more races165 (2%)
Nonresident Alien15 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native13 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,347
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$8,218$7,722
Tuition in-state$8,218$7,722
Tuition out-of-state$21,683$15,048
Fee in-district$1,360$819
Fee in-state$1,360$819
Fee out-of-state$1,360$819

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,089
Combined charge for room and board$12,244
Room charge$7,016
Meal charge$5,228

Rhode Island College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Social Work7697
Psychology, General1516
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse156
Business Administration and Management, General98
Accounting892
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies72
Speech Communication and Rhetoric53
Elementary Education and Teaching2217
Fine & Studio Arts, General38
English Language and Literature, General344
Marketing & Marketing Management, General38
Early Childhood Education and Teaching33
Special Education and Teaching, General275
Computer Science32
Biology & Biological Sciences, General281
Health & Health Care Administration & Management27
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer27
Finance, General27
Special Education and Teaching, Other22
Youth Services & Administration22
Education, Other120
Management Information Systems, General21
History, General191
Political Science and Government, General20
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General18
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor18
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling16
Geriatric Nurse & Nursing15
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies112
Chemistry, General13
Environmental Studies12
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General12
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling11
Mathematics, General64
Nurse Anesthetist10
Film & Cinema & Video Studies9
Music Teacher Education72
Art Teacher Education62
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor8
Music Performance, General7
Music, General7
Anthropology7
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician7
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology & Technician7
History Teacher Education6
Economics, General6
Sociology6
Counseling Psychology6
Operations Management and Supervision6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education5
Mathematics Teacher Education5
Public Health & Community Nurse & Nursing5
Education, General5
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Philosophy4
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4
Reading Teacher Education4
Nursing Administration4
Geography3
Dance, General3
Health Teacher Education21
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education3
Creative Writing21
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation3
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Technical Teacher Education2
Public Administration2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other2
Physics, General1
Social Science Teacher Education1
Portuguese Language and Literature1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Environmental Chemistry1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Women's Studies1
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician1
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist1
Intermedia & Multimedia1
Grand Total1,3372709
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%45%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 26%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,450
Citations
35,784

Publication count by topic

Psychology
489
Art
385
Sociology
240
Medicine
190
Political science
184
History
176
Computer science
141
Biology
91
Geography
86
Engineering
70
Business
68
Philosophy
48
Mathematics
44
Economics
34
Physics
29
Chemistry
24
Materials science
17
Geology
14
Environmental science
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History404740
Psychology79020,856
Political science9711,086
Philosophy998113
Art110965
Sociology11391,499
Geology1887394
Computer science21462,075
Medicine23022,259
Biology24393,298
Economics2583240
Geography2704158
Physics2714342
Business2912202
Mathematics3077432
Engineering3385186
Environmental science3505128
Chemistry4120367
Materials science4354103

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199067182
199131244
199233271
199333265
199449306
199554346
199669359
199768407
199851540
199937498
200054626
200141585
200225735
200338791
200440815
200535985
2006411050
2007401223
2008441351
2009531422
2010461512
2011531706
2012741841
2013891882
20141802028
20151561866
20161061817
2017831824
2018841614
2019822109
2020702261

General info

Alternative namesRI College
R.I. College
RIC
Founded1854
WikipediaRhode Island College
MottoReach. Inspire. Connect.
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff985
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, Rhode Island, 02908
United States
City population178,000
Phone4014568000
Fax+1 (401) 456 8817

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