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17 Colleges
3,116 Yearly Graduations
$121,968 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$35,481 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 $30,492 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $34,951 a year.

About 68% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $8,870 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
$34,376 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,120 undergraduates at JWU Providence, of which 4,604 are full-time, and there are 5,676 students altogether. It takes the average JWU Providence undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

80% of JWU Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,157 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average 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
$31,827 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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 73% of accepted students are men, and 27% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,084 a year. New England Tech has a 2.2% 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 $33,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
427 Yearly Degrees

There are 458 students at NETTTS in total, 458 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

94% of NETTTS students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,845 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NETTTS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

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

There are 818 students at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln in total, 540 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,775 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lincoln Tech - Lincoln is $23,400.

#5

Community College of Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
303 Yearly Degrees
$4,806 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,684 students at CCRI in total, 5,821 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

6% of CCRI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,241 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 CCRI is $26,000.

#6

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees
$15,004 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at URI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,205 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% 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.

#7

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees
$10,260 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,072 students at RIC in total, 5,998 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,611 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at RIC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,584 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% 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 129 full-time undergraduates at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston, and 129 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston. The freshman retention rate is 95%.

Roughly 94% of students at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,946 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#9

MKG Beauty & Business

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

There are 33 full-time undergraduates at MKG Beauty & Business, and 65 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at MKG Beauty & Business. The freshman retention rate is 96%.

Roughly 88% of students at MKG Beauty & Business take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,178 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#10

Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island

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

There are 137 students at Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island in total, 48 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

85% of Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,588 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island is $19,200.

#11

Empire Beauty School-Warwick

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

There are 59 full-time undergraduates at Empire Beauty School-Warwick, and 83 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

64% of Empire Beauty School-Warwick students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,167 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 Empire Beauty School-Warwick is $16,200.

#12

IYRS School of Technology & Trades

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

The total student population at IYRS School of Technology & Trades is 60, which includes 60 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 94% are men and 6% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at IYRS take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,330 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#13

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$54,388 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,821 students at Providence in total, 4,298 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,098 are full-time. Providence has a freshman retention rate of 92%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at Providence take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,119 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% 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.

#14

MotoRing Technical Training Institute

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

There are 60 students at MTTI in total, 43 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 93% of accepted students are men, and 7% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,469 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%.

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
$54,890 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,227 students at RISD in total, 1,736 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,736 are full-time. It takes the average RISD undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 27%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at RISD take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,321 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% 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
$36,826 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,702 students at RWU in total, 4,346 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,828 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RWU is 4.1 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $13,549 a year. RWU has a 4.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$42,920 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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Salve Regina is 4.1 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 28% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

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