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Schools in Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has 24 schools. This state offers subjects such as interior design and theology. Institutions in this state had 11,136 students enrolled in graduate programs, while in 2010, institutions in this state had 77,498 students enrolled in undergraduate programs. 20,515 students graduated with degrees from institutions in Rhode Island in 2010.

Overview

This eastern state has two 4-year institutions, one community and technical college, the Community College of Rhode Island, and 21 private institutions. Rhode Island institutions offer 127 certificate programs, 107 associate's level programs, 462 bachelor's level programs, 213 programs at the master's level, and 89 doctorate level programs to potential students and this state offers subjects such as restaurant management and massage therapy.

Depending on the school, Rhode Island tuition varies. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $8,731 per year. Community and technical public colleges cost $3,652 per year. Tuition at private institutions in this state ranges from $10,750 to $40,820 every year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in this state get $2,149 each year. A majority of financial aid is loans. However, approximately 56% of the financial aid is scholarships. 43% of the financial aid is institutional grants. Institutions gave $83,112,468 to students in 2009. Institutions in this state have a moderately diverse student population because 56% of students are female, about 13% of students are over 24 years of age, and about 38% of students are from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Women

56%

Men

44%

Age 18-24

79%

Age 25 & Up

19%

Student Enrollment in Rhode Island 2008-2010

The number of students who were enrolled at Rhode Island institutions rose from 2008 to 2010. In particular, undergraduates climbed by 1,384 students and the number of graduate students climbed by 401.

Student Enrollment in Rhode Island 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 76114
  • Undergraduate 2009: 77341
  • Undergraduate 2010: 77498
  • Graduate 2008: 10735
  • Graduate 2009: 10868
  • Graduate 2010: 11136

Completed Degrees in Rhode Island

In 2010, 20,515 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in Rhode Island. 3% of students graduated with doctorate degrees, while close to 55% of students graduated with bachelor degrees.

Completed Degrees in Rhode Island

  • Certificate: 2243
  • Associates: 3667
  • Bachelors: 11417
  • Masters: 2443
  • Doctorate: 745

National VS Rhode Island Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in Rhode Island are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Rhode Island Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Rhode Island Graduating Students: 9245
  • Rhode Island Non-Graduating Students: 7499

Top Rhode Island Jobs by Median Salary

Top Rhode Island Jobs by Median Salary

  • Surgeons: 239350
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 218740
  • Internists, General: 202080
  • Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates: 200510
  • Family and General Practitioners: 180760

Rhode Island Job Market

Rhode Island Job Market

  • Rhode Island Average Salary 2008: 43507
  • Rhode Island Average Salary 2009: 44413
  • Rhode Island Average Salary 2010: 45883
  • Rhode Island Employment Number 2008: 953530
  • Rhode Island Employment Number 2009: 913950
  • Rhode Island Employment Number 2010: 892845

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1. The Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy - Cranston

1400 Oaklawn Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
(401) 463-3633x106

The Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston, which is 3.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cranston, RI and it offers one program. This school is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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2. The International Yacht Restoration School

449 Thames St
Newport, RI 2840
(401) 848-5777

The International Yacht Restoration School, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Newport, RI and this school offers one program.

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3. Empire Beauty School - Providence

151 Broadway
Providence, RI 02903-3052
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Providence offers six programs. It offers six certificates to students. This vocational school, which is near the center of the city, is in Providence, RI. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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4. The New England Tractor Trailer Training School

600 Moshassuck Valley Industrial Hwy
Pawtucket, RI 2860
(401) 725-1220

The New England!!! Tractor Trailer Training School, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Pawtucket, RI and it offers one program. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island. For Consumer Information please click here.

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5. Johnson & Wales University - Online

8 Abbott Park Pl
Providence, RI 2903
(401) 598-1000

Johnson & Wales University-Online, which is 0.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Providence, RI and JWU offers one program.

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6. The St Joseph School of Nursing

200 High Service Ave
North Providence, RI 2904
(401) 456-3050x3050

The St Joseph School of Nursing, which is near the center of the city, is located in North Providence, RI and it offers one program. This school is the only nursing school in Rhode Island.

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7. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

622 George Washington Hwy
Lincoln, RI 2865
(401) 334-2430

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, RI. This school offers ten programs. Students are offered ten certificates by this school. This school is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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8. The Newport School of Hairdressing

226 Main St
Pawtucket, RI 2860
(401) 725-6882

The Newport School of Hairdressing offers two programs. It offers students two certificates. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pawtucket, RI. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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9. Roger Williams University

One Old Ferry Rd
Bristol, RI 02809-2923
(401) 253-1040

Roger Williams University, which is 2.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bristol, RI. It offers 57 programs. Of those, RWU offers students seven certificates, three degrees at the associate's level, 41 bachelor's level degrees, and six master's level degrees. This school is one of 2 liberal arts colleges in Rhode Island.

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10. The Roger Williams University School of Law

Ten Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI 02809-5171
(401) 254-4500

The Roger Williams University School of Law offers one program and this school, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bristol, RI. RWU Law is the only law school in Rhode Island.

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11. Empire Beauty School - Warwick

1276 Bald Hill Road Suite 100
Warwick, RI 2886
(401) 826-2022

Empire Beauty School-Warwick offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This vocational school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Warwick, RI. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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12. Paul Mitchell the School - Rhode Island

379 Atwood Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
(801) 302-8801x1020

Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cranston, RI. This vocational school is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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13. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Cranston

85 Garfield Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
(401) 824-5300x5345

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cranston, RI. This school offers 11 programs. Out of those, this school offers seven certificates to students and four associate's level degrees. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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14. Bryant University

1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917-1291
(401) 232-6000

Bryant University offers 28 programs. Specifically, students are offered 24 degrees at the bachelor's level by this school and four master's level degrees. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Smithfield, RI.

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15. The New England Institute of Technology

2500 Post Rd
Warwick, RI 02886-2244
(401) 467-7744

The New England Institute of Technology offers 33 programs. Out of those, New England Tech offers students two certificates, 22 degrees at the associate's level, and nine bachelor's level degrees. New England Tech, which is near the center of the city, is in Warwick, RI.

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16. The Rhode Island School of Design

2 College St
Providence, RI 2903
(401) 454-6100

The Rhode Island School of Design, which is 0.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Providence, RI. RISD offers 32 programs. More specifically, it offers 16 degrees at the bachelor's level to students and 16 master's level degrees. This college is the only art college in Rhode Island and the tenth largest institution in the state of Rhode Island.

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17. Sawyer School

101 Main St
Pawtucket, RI 2860
(401) 272-8400

Sawyer School offers five programs. This school offers five certificates to students. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Pawtucket, RI. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Rhode Island.

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18. Salve Regina University

100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport, RI 02840-4192
(401) 847-6650

Salve Regina University offers 59 programs. Out of those, Salve Regina offers students nine certificates, two associate's level degrees, 38 bachelor's level degrees, nine degrees at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level. Salve, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Newport, RI. In terms of programs, Salve is the seventh largest institution in the state of Rhode Island.

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19. Providence College

1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918-0001
(401) 865-1000

Providence College offers 94 programs. Specifically, students are offered 16 certificates by it, five degrees at the associate's level, 61 degrees at the bachelor's level, and 12 master's level degrees. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Providence, RI. PC is one of 2 liberal arts colleges in Rhode Island.

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20. The University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 2881
(401) 874-1000

The University of Rhode Island, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Kingston, RI. URI offers 173 programs. Specifically, students are offered three certificates by this large university, 85 bachelor's level degrees, 51 master's level degrees, and 34 degrees at the doctorate level. This university is one of 2 research universities in Rhode Island and the second largest institution in the state of Rhode Island.

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21. Johnson & Wales University - Providence

8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903-3703
(401) 598-1000

Johnson & Wales University-Providence Offers 70 programs. Out of those, students are offered eight certificates by it, 23 associate's level degrees, 30 bachelor's level degrees, seven degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Providence, RI. Johnson & Wales Is the sixth largest institution in the state of Rhode Island in terms of programs.

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22. The Community College of Rhode Island

400 East Ave
Warwick, RI 02886-1807
(401) 825-1000

The Community College of Rhode Island offers 82 programs. Specifically, it offers students 34 certificates and 48 associate's level degrees. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Warwick, RI. It is the only community college in Rhode Island and the fifth largest institution in the state of Rhode Island.

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23. Rhode Island College

600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 2908
(401) 456-8000

Rhode Island College offers 130 programs. More specifically, it offers students ten certificates, 72 bachelor's level degrees, 47 degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree. RIC, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Providence, RI. This school is one of 3 public post-secondary institutions in Rhode Island.

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24. Brown University

One Prospect Street
Providence, RI 2912
(401) 863-1000

Brown University, which is near the center of the city, is in Providence, RI. It offers 196 programs. Specifically, this university offers students 85 degrees at the bachelor's level, 61 master's level degrees, and 50 doctorate level degrees. This research university is the only institutions with a medical school in Rhode Island.

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