Rhode Island College Graduate Schools

Rhode Island College (referred to as RIC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Rhode Island College is $9,590 for Rhode Island residents and $17,834 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,082 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,766 including undergraduate students.

Rhode Island College Graduate School Overview

Rhode Island College (referred to as RIC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1958 - Current).
RIC Directory Information
School NameRhode Island College (RIC)
Address600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908
Phone401-456-8000
Webhttps://www.ric.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://www.ric.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Rhode Island College is $9,590 for Rhode Island residents and $17,834 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,082 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,766 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 65 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice).
RIC Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,834
$9,590 for Rhode Island Residents
Student Population1,082
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs65 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Rhode Island College is $9,590 for Rhode Island residents and $17,834 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $485 for Rhode Island residents and $943 for out-of-state students. Rhode Island College offers the alternative tuition plans.
RIC 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Residents$9,590
Out-of-State$17,834
Tuition per Credit Hour
Rhode Island Residents$485
Out-of-State$943
Rhode Island College offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at RIC
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Rhode Island College is $9,590 for Rhode Island residents and $17,834 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.63% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Rhode Island ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,182$522$13,986$522
2018-2019$7,326$722$14,256$722
2019-2020$7,722$819$15,048$819
2020-2021$8,316$720$16,164$720
2021-2022$8,730$860$16,974$860
The graduate school tuition & fees of RIC is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Rhode Island. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Rhode Island graduate tuition is $23,804 (public) / $26,321 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Rhode Island College$9,590$17,834
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Rhode Island Graduate Schools$12,956$25,901
Public$12,956$23,804
Private$26,321
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,362 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Rhode Island College. On-campus living costs are increased by 10.30% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,554. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.01% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,536$1,440$12,536$2,200
2018-2019$11,829$1,440$12,829$2,200
2019-2020$12,394$1,440$13,160$2,200
2020-2021$12,488$1,440$13,670$2,400
2021-2022$13,162$2,200$14,354$2,200
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $485 for Rhode Island residents and $943 for other students at Rhode Island College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.01% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Rhode Island ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$399$777
2018-2019$407$792
2019-2020$429$836
2020-2021$462$898
2021-2022$485$943

Graduate Programs at RIC

Rhode Island College offers 56 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 334 students have completed their study at Rhode Island College.
Offered Degrees at Rhode Island College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree380250
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship106
Doctor's degree - other100
Post Bachelor's Degree12049
Post Master's Degree4029
Total560334
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Rhode Island College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Mental Health Counseling/Counselor program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 79 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Education program with 6 completers.
Rhode Island College offers 56 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 334 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 250 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 49 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 29 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 76 completers-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs11-
Special Education and Teaching (other)4-
Elementary Education and Teaching16-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Art Teacher Education4-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Health Teacher Education1-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education1-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor15-
Education (other)8-
English Language And Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Creative Writing0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Psychology [+] 21 completers-
Psychology4-
Counseling Psychology17-
Educational Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 79 completers-
0-
Social Work79$48,100
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Intermedia/Multimedia1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor9-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Nurse Anesthetist7-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing2-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing17-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Accounting16-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total250
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Total6
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Administration0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 11 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism0-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 13 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Care and Support Services Management13-
English Language And Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor21-
Behavioral Aspects of Health0-
Nursing Administration1-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Financial Planning and Services1-
Total49
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
General Literature0-
Psychology [+] 29 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology14-
School Psychology15-
Total29

Graduate Student Population at RIC

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,074 students enrolled into Rhode Island College graduate schools where it has total 7,766 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 206 full-time and 868 part-time graduate students. By gender, 211 male and 863 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,074211863
Full-time20639167
Part-tme868172696
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 689 White (64.15%), 76 Black/African American (7.08%), 150 Hispanic (13.97%), 31 Asian (2.89%), and 128 students with other races. 1 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,074211863
American Indian/Native American101
Asian31625
Black/African American76967
Hispanic15021129
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White689158531
Two More18117
Un-Known1081692
Non-resident Alien101
Rhode Island College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,023 graduate students (95.25% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 37 graduate students (3.45% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,074
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,023
Enrolled Some Online Courses37
Not in Online Courses14

Similar Schools to RIC

Compare similar schools to Rhode Island College with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.

Brown University (Brown) is a Private, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $62,083 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,214 and it offers total 169 graduate programs.
Bryant University (Bryant) is a Private, 4 years school located in Smithfield, RI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $47,720 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 289 and it offers total 15 graduate programs.
Providence College (Providence) is a Private, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,750 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 542 and it offers total 15 graduate programs.
University of Rhode Island (URI) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kingston, RI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,322 for Rhode Island residents and $29,774 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,999 and it offers total 102 graduate programs(6 online programs).
Roger Williams University (RWU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Bristol, RI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $18,406 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 323 and it offers total 19 graduate programs(5 online programs).
Salve Regina University (Salve Regina) is a Private, 4 years school located in Newport, RI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,730 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 626 and it offers total 38 graduate programs(16 online programs).

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