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Tuition and Fees 2019-2020

The tuition and fees given below are subject to change. The Board of Education reserves the right to change fees without notice as conditions necessitate.

Northeast Neighbors (beginning Fall 2019)

Residents of Connecticut, Maine, Mass​achusetts​, New Hampshire, Vermont and Long Island and New York City Metro Area are eligible for a special tuition discount at Rhode Island College of the in-state tuition rate plus 50% (beginning Fall, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year​).​ Click here for details​.

Estimated Costs for 2019-2020 (Full-Time Undergraduate)

TUITION AND FEES
$9,578 Rhode Island Residents
$13,688 Northeast Neighbors
$23,043 Out-of-state residents
ROOM AND BOARD
$11,116-$13,432

The determination of residency for tuition purposes is made by the Director of Admissions for new students. The residency policy for tuition is set by the Council on Postsecondary Education and is available HERE.

In addition, some students (including undocumented students), may qualify for in-state tuition based upon Rhode Island high school attendance under a recent policy enacted by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. For more information, please review the following information:

Entering freshmen are encouraged to use our Net Price Calculator to estimate the cost of attendance after typical grant and scholarship awards.

Breakdown of tuition/fees for Undergraduate, Graduate, and Continuing Education Students​

All full-time undergraduate students (those taking 12 to 18 credit hours per semester) pay per semester.

  In state
resident
Out of state
resident
MTP/RSP
Tuition (General Fee) $4,109 $10,841.50 $6,164
Dining Center/Student Union Fee $242.50 $242.50 $242.50
Athletic Fee $45 $45 $45
Fine Arts Fee $37.50 $37.50 $37.50
Library Fee $50 $50 $50
Recreation Fee $90 $90 $90
Student Activity Fee $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $100 $100 $100
Transportation Fee $30 $30 $30
Health, Counseling & Wellness Fee $25 $25 $25
Total: $4,789 $11,521.50 $6,844

Note: Students who take more than 18 credit hours of course work per semester pay an additional $323 per credit hour (if in state) or an additional $797 per credit hour (if out of state and Northeast Neighbors).Waivers are not eligible for credit overload.​

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Page last updated: April 10, 2019