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Colleges / Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

About Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College is a public, state college in the suburb of Providence, Rhode Island. Rhode Island College was founded in 1854. The college currently enrolls around 5,787 students a year, including 4,719 undergrad students.

Rhode Island College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Rhode Island College. Rhode Island College admitted 88% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 3,921 applications received in 2022, 3,432 students were offered admission.

Rhode Island College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 15%

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Rhode Island College is located in the town of Providence, Rhode Island, near Boston.

If you are interested in seeing Rhode Island College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Providence, or book a flight to the nearest airport, T.F. Green.

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College Info

600 Mount Pleasant Avenue Providence, RI 2908

Campus Setting: Suburban

Rhode Island College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rhode Island College is Mar 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rhode Island College is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Rhode Island College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

420 - 540


Reading SAT Range

450 - 570

Rhode Island College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Rhode Island College is like? There are approximately 5,787 students enrolled at Rhode Island College, including 4,719 undergraduate students and 1,068 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from RI and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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