Financial Aid Building
What We Do

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to assist students and their families in funding educational costs at Rhode Island College.

Contact Information
We are committed to removing financial barriers that would otherwise prevent students from achieving their educational goals.

We Strive to:

  • deliver high quality services with professional competency and concern
  • respect students' dignity and the privacy of confidential information
  • always provide equitable treatment to all applicants

Aid Based on Need

Most of the financial aid available at Rhode Island College is based on financial need. Financial need is simply the difference between your cost of attending Rhode Island College and the amount that you and your family is expected to contribute toward that cost.

Submit Your FAFSA Form

Federal Student Aid [FSA] is education funding from the federal government (Department of Education). Federal student aid funds may cover tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation. Types of federal student aid include grants, work-study and direct loans.

Complete the FAFSA for Free


Information Specific to You

RIC Students in class

Undergraduate Students

Information about how to apply, application deadlines, and financial aid for the summer.

Graduate student in class

Graduate Students

Information for graduate students on how to apply, application deadlines and graduate aid programs.