Rhode Island College offers more than 90 undergraduate and 30 graduate
academic programs including a wide range of programs in management, education, nursing, and social work,
as well as in the performing and fine arts.
Academic offerings are provided through the five schools
as well as through the Office of Professional Studies & Continuing Education.
The College has 375 full-time faculty: 85% hold terminal degrees in
their area of specialization; 45% are women. Class size is small, on
average 21. Honors classes have an average class
size of 13, allowing for close interaction with faculty.
The College serves approximately 9,000 students in courses and programs
both on and off campus.
Rhode Island College is accredited by the New England Association of
Schools and Colleges and has also received accreditation for specified
programs from the following agencies: Council on Social Work Education,
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, National Association of
Schools of Music, National Association of State Directors of Teacher
Education and Certification, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.