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5 Colleges
1,091 Yearly Graduations
$81,161 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$34,680 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Rhode Island is ranked #44 in the country with 1,091 degrees handed out in 2021. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Rhode Island is $20,290 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $28,590 a year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Rhode Island take out loans, with the average loan amount being $8,670 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
378 Yearly Degrees
$15,332 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,904 undergraduates at URI, of which 12,712 are full-time, and there are 17,649 students altogether. It takes the average URI undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

69% of URI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,205 a year. URI has a 4.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from URI is $51,827.

#2

Community College of Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
226 Yearly Degrees
$4,980 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 13,684, which includes 5,821 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,241 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CCRI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,333 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$10,702 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rhode Island College is 7,072, of which 5,998 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,611 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RIC is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,584 a year. RIC has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RIC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,888 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
193 Yearly Degrees
$32,807 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New England Institute of Technology is 2,031, of which 1,843 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,579 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 73% are men and 27% are women.

Roughly 78% of students at New England Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,084 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,892 during the early-career years.

#5

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
94 Yearly Degrees
$44,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Salve Regina University is 2,771, of which 2,150 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,084 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

77% of Salve Regina students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,236 a year. Salve Regina has a 1.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salve Regina is $47,306.

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