RIC Admissions

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Rhode Island College. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.ric.edu/Admission
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 73.46% and yield is 27.47%. 1,419 men and 2,788 women applied to RIC and 946 men and 2,145 women students were accepted. Among them, 240 men and 609 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,2081,4192,788
Admitted3,0919462,145
Enrolled849240609
Acceptance Ratio 73.46%66.67%76.94%
Yield 27.47%25.37%28.39%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 789 students (93% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 45 students (5%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 560 and 25th percentile is 450. The SAT Math score is 540 (75th) and 440 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 58 (75th percentile) and 58 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing450560
SAT Math440540
ACT Composite1620
ACT Math1619
ACT English1619
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Rhode Island College are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

RIC requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes Rhode Island College application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see RIC online application page .
RIC Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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