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18 Colleges
2,832 Yearly Graduations
$125,359 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$37,812 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 2,832 students received a trade school degree from a college in Rhode Island, making it rank #42 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $31,340 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $35,112 a year.

About 65% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $9,453 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

Lincoln, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
456 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% 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 $26,523.

#2

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
454 Yearly Degrees
$35,950 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. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,157 a year. JWU Providence has a 6.5% 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 $36,268 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
444 Yearly Degrees

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

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,845 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,009 during the early-career years.

#4

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
430 Yearly Degrees
$32,807 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.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 73% of accepted students are men, and 27% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New England Tech is $38,892.

#5

Community College of Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
308 Yearly Degrees
$4,980 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,241 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,333 during the early-career years.

#6

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
173 Yearly Degrees
$15,332 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. For undergraduates at URI, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,205 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from URI is $51,827.

#7

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$10,702 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,998 undergraduates at RIC, of which 4,611 are full-time, and there are 7,072 students altogether. It takes the average RIC undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

67% of RIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,584 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,888 during the early-career years.

#8

MotoRing Technical Training Institute

East Providence, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
82 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.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 93% of accepted students are men, and 7% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from MTTI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,712 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
81 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%.

94% of Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,946 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#10

Empire Beauty School-Warwick

Warwick, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
63 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.

Roughly 64% of students at Empire Beauty School-Warwick take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,167 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% 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 $20,056 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees
$55,988 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Providence College is 4,821, of which 4,298 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,098 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,119 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $62,565 during the early-career years.

#12

IYRS School of Technology & Trades

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

There are 60 students at IYRS in total, 60 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at IYRS. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 94% of accepted students are men, and 6% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,330 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#13

Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island

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

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island is 137, which includes 48 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. The student loan default rate of 10.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island is $25,063.

#14

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$56,290 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rhode Island School of Design is 2,227, of which 1,736 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,736 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RISD is 4.2 years.

About 27% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

31% of RISD students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,321 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RISD is $45,592.

#15

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
13 Yearly Degrees
$37,355 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RWU is 4.1 years.

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

71% of RWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $13,549 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from RWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $51,017 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$44,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,771 students at Salve Regina in total, 2,150 of which 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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

77% of Salve Regina students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,236 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% 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 $47,306.

#17

Johnson & Wales University - Online

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$13,365 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,318 undergraduates at JWU Online, of which 419 are full-time, and there are 2,152 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 36%. Around 27% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year. JWU Online has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from JWU Online with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,268 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$47,782 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,674 students at Bryant in total, 3,281 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,255 are full-time. Bryant has a freshman retention rate of 89%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 59% of accepted students are men, and 41% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $16,038 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $70,109 during the early-career years.

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