Graduate Programs Overview

Rhode Island College is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Providence, Rhode Island. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,036 for Rhode Island residents and $16,884 for other students in average.

It offers sixty-eight graduate programs: 41 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 16 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 298 students have been conferred Master's degree and 27 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameRhode Island College
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI
Graduate School Students1,091 students
8 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$9,036
Out-of-State$16,884
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 68 Graduate Programs
41 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $9,036 and $16,884 for non-Rhode Island residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $462 for Rhode Island residents and $898 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$8,316$16,164
Fees$720$720
Cost per Credit$462$898
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$12,488 (On-Campus) / $13,670 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,440 (On-Campus) / $2,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,164$32,012
Off-Campus Total$26,306$34,154
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,178$7,704$8,048$8,541$9,036
Out-of-State$13,514$14,508$14,978$15,867$16,884

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Rhode Island College offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 198 major areas - 40 Master's , 2 Doctorate , 15 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'. 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
Total29827317
Men57672
Women24121245
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.
Education
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Psychology
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
English Language And Literature
Psychology
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Psychology
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,523 students enrolled in Rhode Island College including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,091 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 242 male and 849 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 228 full-time and 863 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 8 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 9 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,091
Men Students242
Women Students849
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,091
Full-time Students228
Part-time Students863
By race/ethnicity 711 White, 80 Black, and 34 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
Total1,091
Asian34
Black80
Hispanic127
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White711
Two or more races17
Un-Known119
16 students are younger than 22 and 278 students are older than 65. The school has 510 students aged between 22 and 30 and 287 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,091
21 & Under16
22-24208
25-29302
30-34175
35-39112
40 & Over278
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, 8 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 9 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,091
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses8
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses9
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,074
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses8
Rhode Island Resident7
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0


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