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.
New for Fall 2023
This fall brings transformative additions and innovation to Rhode Island College, and to the entire Ocean State by extension.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.