Find Trade Colleges

Study Area & Zipcode

Rhode Island Colleges

Find Schools Near

Rhode Island Trade Schools

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. Rhode Island colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $30,492 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $34,951 per 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 5,676 students at JWU Providence in total, 5,120 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,604 are full-time. It takes the average JWU Providence undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 80% of students at JWU Providence take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 2,031 students at New England Tech in total, 1,843 of which 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.

Roughly 78% of students at New England Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,084 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average 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.

Roughly 94% of students at NETTTS take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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 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 average amount of student loans is $7,775 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

Roughly 6% of students at CCRI take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from CCRI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

University of Rhode Island

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

The total student population at University of Rhode Island is 17,649, of which 14,904 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,712 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 37% 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 student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Rhode Island College is 7,072, of which 5,998 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,611 are full-time. It takes the average RIC undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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

67% of RIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,584 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees

There are 129 students at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston in total, 129 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston. The freshman retention rate is 95%.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,946 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate 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 65, which includes 33 full-time undergraduates. MKG Beauty & Business has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,178 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% 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 48 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island, and 137 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 85% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,200 during the early-career years.

#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 83, which includes 59 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Empire Beauty School-Warwick with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

IYRS School of Technology & Trades

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

There are 60 full-time undergraduates at IYRS, and 60 students altogether. IYRS has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#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. For undergraduates at Providence, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

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

54% of Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $48,700 during the early-career years.

#14

MotoRing Technical Training Institute

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

The total student population at MotoRing Technical Training Institute is 60, which includes 43 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%. Of the accepted students, 93% are men and 7% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at MTTI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,300 during the early-career years.

#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 1,736 undergraduates at RISD, of which 1,736 are full-time, and there are 2,227 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

About 27% of students who apply get accepted. 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 student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,300 during the early-career years.

#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 4,346 undergraduates at RWU, of which 3,828 are full-time, and there are 4,702 students altogether. For undergraduates at RWU, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

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

Roughly 71% of students at RWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $13,549 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% 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
$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. It takes the average Salve Regina undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 28% of accepted students are men, and 72% are women.

Roughly 77% of students at Salve Regina take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,236 a year. Salve Regina has a 1.8% 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.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Trade Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited trade schools across the U.S.