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One BOLD choice can make a difference.

When you choose Rhode Island College, you're choosing the best value in higher education in New England and an affordable pathway to career success. We are a regional comprehensive public college that provides a high quality, four-year degree to keep you moving forward with less debt holding you back.


Accepted Students - Enroll Now for Fall 2021!

Submit the $200 enrollment deposit and $200 housing deposit to reserve your place in the incoming class, and to guarantee first priority for residence hall selection. Upon receipt of your deposit you will be able to register for new student orientation.

The RIC Advantage

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More than 45% of undergraduate students come from families in which their parent(s)/guardian(s) have not earned a 4-year degree or have not graduated from a 4-year college.
We have flexible programs with online, in-person and hybrid options to help you achieve your goals on your own terms.
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Graduate Admissions

Our team is standing by to help you get started on your journey to success. Connect with us now to learn more.

Prime Location

RIC has a metropolitan campus with suburban feel.
It is a 30-minute drive to some of the regions’ most beautiful beaches in RI. One-hour drive to Cape Cod and Boston, three hours to New York City.

Supportive and Rigorous Educational Environment 

Student to faculty ratio allows you to have a meaningful learning experience with faculty who take the time to know you.
A strong foundation in general education with a broad array of majors that prepares you for the workplace, advanced study, career exploration and experiential learning.
Our honors program gives you opportunities to craft independent projects tailored to your interests and to conduct exciting research.