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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

In 2019, 940 students received a teaching degree from a college in Rhode Island, making it rank #48 in terms of graduations. Rhode Island colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $32,454 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $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 7,523, of which 6,432 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,942 are full-time. It takes the average RIC undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. 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. RIC has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

#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 4,096 undergraduates at Providence, of which 3,891 are full-time, and there are 4,618 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Providence is 92%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

53% of Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,710 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Providence is $48,700.

#3

University of Rhode Island

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

The total student population at University of Rhode Island is 17,465, of which 14,548 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,596 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from URI is $39,400.

#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 2,771 students at Salve Regina in total, 2,167 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,091 are full-time. It takes the average Salve Regina undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

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 average amount of student loans 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

There are 10,333 students at Brown in total, 7,160 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,826 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Brown. The freshman retention rate is 98%.

This a very selective school with only 8% of students getting accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

25% of Brown students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,232 a year. Brown has a 1.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $52,500 during the early-career years.

#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

There are 6,695 students at JWU Providence in total, 6,123 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,767 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. Around 34% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 4,523 undergraduates at RWU, of which 4,022 are full-time, and there are 4,838 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RWU is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

71% of RWU students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,600 during the early-career years.

#8

Community College of Rhode Island

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

There are 6,081 full-time undergraduates at CCRI, and 14,775 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of CCRI students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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 2,501 students at RISD in total, 2,009 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,009 are full-time. It takes the average RISD undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

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 typical student loan amount is $8,157 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average 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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