Rhode Island College is committed to academic excellence, the value of life lived
in service to others, and the personal and professional success of its graduates.
It is the mission of the College to make affordable higher education of the finest
quality accessible to traditional and non-traditional students alike-because, to
foster the growth and development of each individual enriches everyone. To that
end, students at the College experience a caring community informed by serious
inquiry, civic engagement and open discourse, where dedicated faculty strive to
pass on the promise of the liberal arts education: an open and understanding mind.
As one of the region's leading comprehensive state colleges and universities,
Rhode Island College prepares its students to meet the challenges of our time.