600 Mount Pleasant Avenue Providence, RI 02908 (401) 456-8000
http://www.ric.edu admissions@ric.edu
About Rhode Island College
  • Year of Foundation 1854
  • Size of Campus 180 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,477
Application
  • App. Deadlines May 1
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,894 in-state, 12,574 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 50
Rhode Island College is located on a 180-acre campus in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence. This location combines easy access to the benefits and resources of the metropolitan area with a suburban atmosphere. Rhode Island College has undergone expansion in recent decades at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The college now serves approximately 9,000 students in courses and programs on and off campus. The college is the oldest of the three public institutions of higher education that operates under the aegis of the Board of Governors for Higher Education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Latin American Student Organization, NAACP
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Performing Arts
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Mu; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Alpha Kappa Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Phi Alpha Theta; Sigma Theta Tau; Sigma Xi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Harambee, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Praise Ensemble, Latin-American Student Assn. , Catholic and Protestant religious organizations
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Providence (10), Boston (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Providence (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus Providence (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, special housing for disabled students
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,786
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 31
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,867
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 644,667
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Roberts Hall-Bannister Gallery
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,155
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 30
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,327,226
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 75
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Providence College)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 7%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No