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  • Rhode Island College
  • General Address :
  • 600 Mount Pleasant Ave
    Providence, Rhode Island 2908
    Phone: (401) 456-8000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 5,000 - 10,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Building on its historic roots in teacher education and its current status as the largest preparer of educators in the State, Rhode Island College aspires to be broadly recognized for the excellence of its academic, public service, and cultural programs. Widely known for its curricula in education, fine and performing arts, nursing, and social work, the College is equally committed to offering a broad array of undergraduate arts and sciences and professional majors.

    The College is dedicated to ensuring that each student experience academic life in a caring community where education is informed by serious inquiry, civic engagement, and open discourse; and, its faculty continually strive to fulfill the promise of the liberal arts education: an open and inquiring mind. As the State's single comprehensive institution of higher education, the College fulfills Rhode Island's promise of affordable access to superior higher education for traditional and non-traditional students alikebecause, to foster the growth and development of each individual enriches everyone.

    The College further fulfills its responsibility through the public service, continuing education offerings, and cultural opportunities it provides for the citizens of Rhode Island.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $50
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants4,4921,5842,908
    Percent admitted69%61%73%
    Percent admitted who enrolled34%34%35%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading410520
    SAT Math410520
    SAT Writing410520
    ACT Composite1722
    ACT English1623
    ACT Math1622
    ACT Writing68
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,20020.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$9,256$9,256$9,534$9,8112.9%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$12,100$12,100$12,100$12,3001.7%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$18,682$18,964$19,572$20,0532.5%
    Off Campus$22,286$22,568$22,898$23,3021.8%
    Off Campus with Family$10,186$10,468$10,798$11,0021.9%
    On Campus$28,574$29,250$30,270$30,7511.6%
    Off Campus$32,178$32,854$33,596$34,0001.2%
    Off Campus with Family$20,078$20,754$21,496$21,7000.9%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (401) 456-8033
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid189386%————
    Grant or scholarship aid69467%$4,283,800$6,173
    Federal grants45244%$2,090,540$4,625
    Pell grants45143%$1,949,320$4,322
    Other federal grants32631%$141,220$433
    State/local government grant or scholarships53652%$428,520$799
    Institutional grants or scholarships39138%$1,764,740$4,513
    Student loan aid68166%$4,499,324$6,607
    Federal student loans67265%$3,586,394$5,337
    Other student loans899%$912,930$10,258

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid14,44759%$20,953,292$4,712
    Pell grants2,94339%$11,071,059$3,762
    Federal student loans4,33157%$27,752,374$6,408

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