New for Fall 2023

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This fall brings transformative additions and innovation to Rhode Island College, and to the entire Ocean State by extension.

It’s an exciting time to be at RIC!

New: Bachelor's Degree Programs

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Biotechnology | B.S.

A multidisciplinary major encompassing courses in chemistry, computer science, math, biology and physics, the new biotechnology program prepares students to become the innovators of the future.

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Cybersecurity | B.S. and Minor

One of the fastest growing and most strategically important industries in America today, with more than 700,000 unfilled jobs nationwide, many of which pay more than six figures a year.

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Sports Management | B.S

The first program of its kind in Rhode Island connects students to their passion for sports with career opportunities within interscholastic, intercollegiate, and professional sports and venue management.

New: Online Adult Degree Completion

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Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S)

A fast, flexible and affordable online solution for the 120,000+ Rhode Islanders who have some college credits, but no degree. Choose from four concentrations: Organizational Leadership, Social Services, Strategic Communication, and Educational Foundation.

New: Hope Scholarship

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A 4-Year Degree, 2 Years Tuition-Free

This five-year pilot program provides qualifying Rhode Island students with the opportunity to earn a high-quality four-year degree for less than $25,000! Start at RIC as a freshman, stay on track to graduate in four years and the last two years are tuition-free.

New: The Institute for Cybersecurity & Emerging Technologies

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An Institute to Meet Demand

A new regional center of excellence in one of the nation’s fastest-growing, most in-demand industries, to be led by former congressman and RIC alum James Langevin ‘90, a national leader on cybersecurity.

New: Improved Athletic Facilities

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An Upgrade for Future Growth

Alumni Stadium, home to RIC soccer and lacrosse, has been upgraded with a state-of-the-art artificial turf field and other improvements. The brand new outdoor track and field complex expands the college’s ability to host outdoor athletic events.

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