RIC

Rhode Island College

600 Mt Pleasant Ave, Providence, United States
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    0
  • Class Notes
    0
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    30
  • Previously Enrolled
    42

Overview of Rhode Island College (RIC)

About this school

Rhode Island College, founded in 1854, is a public, multipurpose institution. Its 170-acre campus is located in a residential area of Providence.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,080
    • Men:2,252 (31.8%)
    • Women:4,828 (68.2%)

Location

Admission Information (RIC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Rhode Island College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
City, State, Zip
Providence, RI  02908-1991
Phone
(401) 456-8234
Fax
(401) 456-8379
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
1 letter from a guidance counselor required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 4,846 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 3,239 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 1,607 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,694 (48%) of 3,566 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,178 (48%) of 2,477 admitted students enrolled
Men
516 (47%) of 1,089 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
486 average |430-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
39%
• Score 400 - 500
40%
• Score 300 - 400
13%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
503 average |450-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
12%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |15-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
42%
• Score 12 - 17
38%
• Score 6 - 11
3%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (RIC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,776|Out-of-state: $21,289
  • Room & Board: - $11,335 (81.10912343470483%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (8.586762075134168%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,440 (10.304114490161002%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Rhode Island College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003407
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
971 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
803 (82.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
772 (96.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
97 (12.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$11,033
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 692 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,597
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 662 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,743
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (2.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
40 (3.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,647

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,584 (84.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,834 (83.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,667 (95.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
722 (19.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$9,745
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,225 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,016
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,032 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,115
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 91 (2.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
131 (2.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,441

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,791
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (RIC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


335

Part-Time Faculty


421

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


40%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 46% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
664,323

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
250
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Rhode Island College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


46.2%

Programs & Majors (RIC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (80)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • Geography
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Women's Studies
  • Youth Services/Administration

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


Public administration with University of Rhode Island

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Music Education, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Professional Accountancy

Master's Programs of Study (32)


  • Accounting
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Health Education
  • Health Psychology
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Writing

Campus Life (RIC)

Location & Geography

Population


178,432

Nearest Metropolitan Area


180 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Boston

Weather


Temperature
19.1 average low in January, 76.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Warwick
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Providence
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Providence

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


15% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


85%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Anchor Man/Anchor Woman
School Colors
White, gold, and maroon

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Rhode Island College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, theta phi alpha, delta phi epsilon, alpha sigma tau, sojourn collegiate ministries, student community government

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,464

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,080
Women
4,828
Men
2,252

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.1% Asian
  • 9.6% Black/African-American
  • 19.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 58.4% White
  • 6.8% Unknown

International Students


0.2% from 2 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


1,094

Student Resources (RIC)

Study resources