Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

Overview

Address2 College St
School Websitewww.risd.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rhode Island School of Design is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Providence, Rhode Island that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,913 students applied to Rhode Island School of Design. Of those students, 934 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rhode Island School of Design was $49,900, in addition to fees of $1,060. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rhode Island School of Design.

Rhode Island School of Design has a 89% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Rhode Island School of Design acceptance rate is 24%. To put this into perspective, 934 of the 3,913 students who applied to Rhode Island School of Design in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rhode Island School of Design is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rhode Island School of Design had an SAT score between the range of 1,180 and 1,440. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rhode Island School of Design was between 26 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Rhode Island School of Design as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rhode Island School of Design, the tuition for in-state residents is $49,900. Combined with fees of $1,060, room and board costs of $13,400, other expenses of $3,500 and the $2,700 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $70,560.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $50,960 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Rhode Island School of Design to $70,560 for out-of-state students.

Students at Rhode Island School of Design are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rhode Island School of Design was $5,493 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 22%.

Rhode Island School of Design Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rhode Island School of Design.

Rhode Island School of Design has a good gender split, with 68% of undergraduates being female and 32% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 62% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 3% of students come from in-state and 33% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rhode Island School of Design is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Rhode Island School of Design to thrive in your studies.

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