Rhode Island School of Design: Review & Facts

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Rhode Island School of Design is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,485 students enrolled. This school was established in 1877 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Fair
Rhode Island School of Design will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Rhode Island School of Design implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Architecture, Graphic Design and Animation, Industrial Technologies, and Interior Design. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
95%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Rhode Island School of Design student retention rate is excellent at 95% (well above Rhode Island average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Rhode Island School of Design is very good: 88%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rhode Island School of Design is good -- 9:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$46,000
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - around $45,600 per year. The additional fees at Rhode Island School of Design beyond tuition are about $400, which totals $46,000 a year.

Read the details about Rhode Island School of Design additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
37%
Doable
According to government data, 2,425 applications were submitted and 902 were accepted, so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Rhode Island School of Design in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,200
Medium
Rhode Island School of Design provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rhode Island School of Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Rhode Island School of Design offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high, nearly $7,200 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rhode Island School of Design. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rhode Island School of Design appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rhode Island School of Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Rhode Island School of Design, 2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-2784, USA
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