Academics

Location
Providence, RI
Undergrads
5,533
Tuition (in-state)
$18,296 ($7,598)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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3 College Junior

Academics: I love most of the teachers I have had. However some of the teachers they hire form other schools are not the best. I would prefer if the teachers of classes did not get changed at the last minute.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: Great for teaching, there is an elementary school on campus to do your student teaching in. Great connections to jobs.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Most classes I have experienced here have good professors that know what they are talking about. Some professors are very smart, however, and do not know what level to teach introductory classes.

College Freshman

Academics: Although I am not in the Teaching Program just yet, I am taking the prerequisites for it. The workload is just right and the teachers take their time to help the students fully understand if there is a problem.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: I do not have any complaints about the academics at Rhode Island College. The registration process is easy to understand. The library is the most popular way to study. Although there are already 4 floors to the library, I wish it was bigger.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 168th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 1044th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 1090th
    Best Course Variety
  • 1156th
    Professors Most Interested in Classes
  • 1171st
    Best Registration Process

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
15:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
348
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
403
Total FT Faculty
348
Faculty with Terminal Degree
90%
Average Faculty Salary
$65,265
Full-Time Retention Rate
75%
Part-Time Retention Rate
47%
Graduation Rate
43%
Programs/Majors Offered
81
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 3%
  • Psychology: 5%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 5%
  • Social Work: 3%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

Rate your school's academic environment on the following topics    Based on 36 responses

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Excellent
  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 36 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants

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