Graduate Program Overview

Rhode Island College is a four-years, public school located in Providence, Rhode Island. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,590 for Rhode Island residents and $17,834 for out-of-state students. It offers sixty-two (62) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameRhode Island College
TypeFour-years, Public
Address600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI
Graduate School Students1,074 students
143 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,590
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 62 Graduate Programs
41 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Rhode Island College with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Rhode Island residents, the tuition & fees are $9,590 and $17,834 for non-Rhode Island residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $485 for Rhode Island residents and $943 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$485$943
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$13,162 (On-Campus) / $14,354 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,200 (On-Campus) / $2,200 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,152$34,396
Off-Campus Total$27,344$35,588
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Rhode Island College offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 62 major areas - 41 Master's , 2 Doctorate , 16 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'. 298 students have been conferred Master's degree and 33 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Work and Family Studies
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,072 students enrolled in Rhode Island College including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,074 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 211 male and 863 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 206 full-time and 868 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 143 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 275 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students211
Women Students863
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students206
Part-time Students868
By race/ethnicity 689 White, 76 Black, and 31 Asian students are attending at Rhode Island College. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races18
13 students are younger than 22 and 279 students are older than 65. The school has 469 students aged between 22 and 30 and 317 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under13
40 & Over279
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Rhode Island College, 143 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 275 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,079
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses143
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses275
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses661
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses143
Rhode Island Resident96
Other State In U.S.47
Outside of U.S.0

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