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Nationally recognized academic programs and affordability make Rhode Island College the best value for a four-year college degree in the region. 

Our Academic Programs 

Students come to Rhode Island college to pursue a wide variety of programs and paths to success. Our faculty, exceptional scholars and leaders in their fields, provide personalized, hands-on learning experiences in classes with an average student to faculty ratio of 14:1.

85 Undergraduate Programs

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We offer 85 undergraduate programs across 8 areas of study.

8 Areas of Study 

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51 Graduate Programs

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We offer 51 graduate programs across 8 areas of study.

8 Areas of Study 

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Professional Studies and Continuing Education

Our Professional Studies and Continuing Education offerings provide those who are not seeking a traditional undergraduate or graduate degree with various paths to education. Our broad and diverse opportunities allow for professional development, workforce training, and life-long learning.

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A Top-Ranked Institution

Our honors program gives you opportunities to craft independent projects tailored to your interests and to conduct exciting research.
Student to faculty ratio allows you to have a meaningful learning experience with faculty who take the time to know you. Average class size of 20 .
We have flexible programs with online, in-person and hybrid options to help you achieve your goals on your own terms.

Upcoming Events

The 2023 Rhode Island College LatinX Summit: Reconnect, Discover, Build: What’s Your Story? provides an opportunity for individuals from all cultures to come together and learn about social issues and systems facing the LatinX community, exploring issues of identity, raising mental health awareness, and fostering leadership skills through community and civic engagement.

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  • place Gaige Hall, Student Union Ballroom, and Sapinsley Hall

The American Democracy Project at RIC presents a reception, film screening and panel discussion on No Time to Fail: Election Workers are Ground Zero for Democracy. Reception (with heavy hors d’oeuvres) begins at 5:15 pm, film screening at 6 pm, and panel discussion following the film.