College Deliberately: Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College is a medium-sized, public, four-year College that emphasizes career, culture and character located in a suburb of Providence, RI. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Social Work and Psychology.

Rhode Island College

place 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908
phone Phone: (401) 456-8000
web Web: http://www.ric.edu/
  • Rhode Island College is also known as:
    Rhode Island College, RIC, RI College, R.I. College


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Rhode Island College New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1958-12-01 2021-06-30
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Student Centeredness

2.9 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
11% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Bachelor’s degree
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Rhode Island College is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 29
Soccer Men’s 23
Soccer Women’s 23

The complete list of sports at Rhode Island College is available for members.

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Tuition for Rhode Island College is in the 26.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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