Rhode Island College is on a 180-acre campus in the suburban setting of Providence, Rhode Island, not far from Boston.
Rhode Island College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Rhode Island College has fraternities and sororities.
Rhode Island College has the Delta Phi Epsilon. In fact, more students participate in the Delta Phi Epsilon than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Rhode Island College include Theta Phi Alpha, Sojourn, Alpha Sigma Tau and Harambee.
Rhode Island College students' favorite campus events are Horrorween, RIC Week and Welcome Week.
This table offers information on housing at Rhode Island College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||11.1%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,100|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||300|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||88.9%|
Rhode Island College offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Rhode Island College students live off campus. In 2022, 11.1% of undergrads at Rhode Island College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88.9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Rhode Island College. There are 1,100 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,252 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 300 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Rhode Island College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Rhode Island College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Rhode Island College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Rhode Island College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Rhode Island College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Rhode Island College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Rhode Island College, take Interstate 95 to Providence, RI. If you need to fly, book your flight to T.F. Green airport.
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