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Rhode Island Trade Schools

17 Colleges
3,116 Yearly Graduations
$117,367 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$32,974 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Rhode Island ranked #41 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 3,116 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Rhode Island is $29,342 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $33,612 a year.

About 69% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $8,243 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
699 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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,900 during the early-career years.

#2

New England Institute of Technology

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

There are 2,326 undergraduates at New England Tech, of which 2,031 are full-time, and there are 2,516 students altogether. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
427 Yearly Degrees

There are 478 full-time undergraduates at NETTTS, and 478 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

82% of NETTTS students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,256 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NETTTS is $35,700.

#4

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

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

There are 678 students at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln in total, 472 are full-time undergraduates. 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.

Students who graduate from Lincoln Tech - Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Community College of Rhode Island

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

The total student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 14,775, which includes 6,081 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%.

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

#6

University of Rhode Island

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

There are 17,465 students at URI in total, 14,548 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,596 are full-time. It takes the average URI undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

83% of URI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,400 during the early-career years.

#7

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
119 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. For undergraduates at RIC, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

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

66% of RIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%!

Students who graduate from RIC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees

There are 128 students at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston in total, 126 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,726 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

#9

MKG Beauty & Business

Cranston, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
92 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at MKG Beauty & Business is 115, which includes 79 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

47% of MKG Beauty & Business students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,966 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#10

Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island

Cranston, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees

There are 178 students at Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island in total, 73 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

Roughly 74% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,752 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Empire Beauty School-Warwick

Warwick, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Empire Beauty School-Warwick is 69, which includes 59 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

95% of Empire Beauty School-Warwick students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,900 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Empire Beauty School-Warwick is $16,200.

#12

International Yacht Restoration School

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at International Yacht Restoration School is 66, which includes 66 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at IYRS is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 98% of accepted students are men, and 2% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at IYRS take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,657 a year.

#13

Providence College

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

The total student population at Providence College is 4,618, of which 4,096 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,891 are full-time. For undergraduates at Providence, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

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

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#14

MotoRing Technical Training Institute

East Providence, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

There are 61 full-time undergraduates at MTTI, and 73 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 89% of accepted students are men, and 11% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at MTTI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,816 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MTTI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Rhode Island School of Design

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

The total student population at Rhode Island School of Design is 2,501, of which 2,009 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,009 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

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

35% of RISD students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#16

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
22 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. It takes the average RWU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

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.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#17

Salve Regina University

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

The total student population at Salve Regina University is 2,771, of which 2,167 students 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 typical student loan amount is $9,580 a year. Salve Regina has a 2.8% 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 $44,400 during the early-career years.

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