A small college on a campus comprised of historical buildings, Rhode Island College is a traditional New England school. It is also a school that in recent years has grown and expanded in recent years.
In addition to the physical expansion of its campus, Rhode Island College has also grown in its population, attracting an ever-growing student body.
Much of the attraction is the location, being that it’s in a quiet, scenic area of Providence, but still only minutes from the exciting downtown.
The academics are also a source of attraction. That is, in addition to receiving high-ranks from numerous publications, Rhode Island College offers programs of study that encompass the creative and liberal arts and practical professional fields.
At Rhode Island College, a student can major in:
*Health Care Administration
In addition to the activities within Providence, students may get involved with on-campus activities like student organizations and campus ministry.
Undergraduate admissions applications must be accompanied by a personal essay, transcripts, recommendation letters and SAT or ACT scores. In addition to using these materials, Rhode Island College also looks at extracurricular activities and accomplishments when evaluating applicants.
Tuition for state residents is almost half of what it is for out-of-state residents. Many students also receive financial aid, which is usually a combined package consisting of loans, grants, work-study and sometimes scholarships.
Quick Facts about Rhode Island College
Mid-size City Setting
Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
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- Rhode Island
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- New Hampshire
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