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Rhode Island Nursing Colleges

6 Colleges
1,248 Yearly Graduations
$75,954 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,620 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 1,248 students received a nursing degree from a college in Rhode Island, making it rank #44 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $18,988 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $26,674 a year.

An estimated 72% of college students in Rhode Island take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,405 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
420 Yearly Degrees
$14,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,777 students at URI in total, 14,778 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,485 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,606 a year. URI has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from URI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Community College of Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$4,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,539 students at CCRI in total, 5,756 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,127 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,000 during the early-career years.

#3

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
192 Yearly Degrees
$9,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,684 undergraduates at RIC, of which 5,104 are full-time, and there are 7,766 students altogether. For undergraduates at RIC, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,021 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RIC is $33,600.

#4

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

Lincoln, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees

There are 425 full-time undergraduates at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln, and 607 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 91% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,545 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#5

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
107 Yearly Degrees
$30,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,763 students at New England Tech in total, 2,596 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,174 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 86% of students at New England Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,551 a year. New England Tech has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from New England Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees
$41,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Salve Regina University is 2,647, of which 2,021 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,957 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Salve Regina is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

Roughly 91% of students at Salve Regina take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,580 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Salve Regina with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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