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Rhode Island Teaching Colleges

9 Colleges
940 Yearly Graduations
$129,816 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$33,423 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Rhode Island ranked #48 in the nation for teaching degrees handed out in 2019. Around 940 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $32,454 per year to get their degree at a college in Rhode Island, while out of state students will pay an average of $36,724 per year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $8,356 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Rhode Island College

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

The total student population at Rhode Island College is 7,766, of which 6,684 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,104 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RIC is 4.8 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at RIC take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#2

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$52,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,132 undergraduates at Providence, of which 3,904 are full-time, and there are 4,674 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,710 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Providence with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $48,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
155 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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at URI is 4.4 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average 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.

#4

Salve Regina University

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

There are 2,647 students at Salve Regina in total, 2,021 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,957 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Approximately 91% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salve Regina is $44,400.

#5

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
72 Yearly Degrees
$58,404 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Brown University is 10,257, of which 7,043 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,735 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Brown is 98%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The acceptance rate at Brown is 8%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

25% of Brown students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,232 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Brown with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $52,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$33,054 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Johnson & Wales University - Providence is 7,360, of which 6,681 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,263 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at JWU Providence is 4.2 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at JWU Providence take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,201 a year. JWU Providence has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from JWU Providence with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees
$35,169 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,537 undergraduates at RWU, of which 3,962 are full-time, and there are 4,860 students altogether. It takes the average RWU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at RWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,567 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RWU is $42,600.

#8

Community College of Rhode Island

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

The total student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 14,539, which includes 5,756 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of CCRI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCRI is $26,000.

#9

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$52,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,994 undergraduates at RISD, of which 1,994 are full-time, and there are 2,467 students altogether. For undergraduates at RISD, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 32% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at RISD take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,157 a year. RISD has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RISD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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