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Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

According to its mission statement, "Rhode Island College personalizes higher education of the finest quality for undergraduate and graduate students. We offer vibrant programs in arts and sciences, business and professional disciplines within a supportive, respectful and diverse community. Dedicated faculty engage students in learning, research, and career attainment, and our innovative curricula and co-curricula foster intellectual curiosity and prepare an educated citizenry for responsible leadership." [Source]

Website: http://www.ric.edu/

B

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5,252
Undergraduate
Enrollment
21%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$10,702
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$25,900
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

13:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
7.5%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 8/11/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.