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Reviews 664 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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1 College Junior

Overall Experience: it to expensive finical doesn't help at all

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: College is what you make of it. Mostly a commuter school, people usually nap in their cars between class

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: From what I've seen and experienced of my college so far, I'm very happy about my decision to attend.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Rhode Island College has made such an amazing impact on my life. My professors would always make sure that the material was understood and they had flexible office hours, Students are very friendly and outgoing, The campus is located in a safe area, and It is not very far from the city. My favorite experience at Rhode Island College was when the student activities committee would throw block parties in the quad during the last week of the semester.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Smaller classes make for more individual aid and attention. Very easy to achieve succeess because professors are very passionate about what they do and hand you all the tools necessary to succeed

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I like that my school is small you cannot walk on campus without seeing someone you know. I really like that the classes are small you get to know your professors better and they get to know you creating a more meaningful relationship. I get the feeling that my professors care more about my education I am not just another face in a class room. It really pushes me to excel in my classes

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Close-kit community really keeps this college alive. Its really welcoming and friendly. Not a lot of majors and only offer masters in some.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Best bang for the buck !

3 College Freshman

Administration: I've had no issues with administration.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I got the financial help that I needed.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Not expensive for a commuter with no meal plan.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are many close restaurants to the school. You could either turn west on mount pleasant and go to Putnam pike, or turn left and venture towards thayer street.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: I would say RIC isn't a place where it's 50% girls and 50% guys. Although RIC does have more of a female population, the student body is very diverse. we have student ages ranging from 17 - 60. Most people have open minds about LGBQ relationships.

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5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: RIC is a pretty safe school. You don't hear about sexual assault or violence on a monthly basis here. If it does happen, it's rare.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: It's nice that RIC has its own gym that students can use year round.

4 College Sophomore

Administration: There are a few Campus policeman who know their job and know how to correctly execute it. However there are one or two that maybe questionable.

5 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Who can say no to free money?

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Personally I eat at Donovan nearly every time I am on campus. What can I say, I'm used to low quality food.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I'm not exactly sure how the housing is at Rhode Island College. I am completing this survey to get money so I am able to love on campus for the upcoming school-year.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I'm not the best person to answer this question due to the fact that I live at home, but from what I know, I can say that cost is usually the biggest concern and issue with off campus housing as well as convenience. OASIS at RIC would probably be the best place to go for guidance about off campus housing.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Being a commuter is a perk when you have resident friends. I'm able to take them around the city and let them experience Providence. The city and east side has a vast variety of restaurants, from Indian, Chinese, Italian, sushi, really whatever you would be in the mood for they will have it!

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Parties are definitely a positive impact on student experience. They offer an escape from books and writing, as well as giving you more of an opportunity to meet new people. I haven't attended many parties, but the ones I have, I can happily say I had a good time with good people.

4 College Freshman

Administration: I've only had to deal with the campus police once, for a car accident. While I was in class my car was hit in the front, and the student who did it was kind enough to leave a note with her information and all I had to do was report it and get in touch with her and go from there. Again, from what I've been told about campus police, if they hear of or have any information about drugs or alcohol being present in dorms, they will certainly reprimand them right then and there.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: Financial Aid, thinking about it gives me anxiety, but at Rhode Island College, the people who you will deal with for financial aid will make it worth your while. They make the process so much more easier to go through. Any questions or concerns you may have, they have the answer. You may have some work to do, like rummaging through files and drawers to find certain forms, but my experience was worth it because I was offered financial aid and it really did make a difference because there wasn't so much worry about money.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: As a commuter, I tend to bring a lunch or just wait until I get home, but on the rare occasion I do eat on campus, I will usually go to the RIC Cafe. The Cafe has a variety of food, whether you're in the mood for a salad, a wrap or pizza, they will have you covered! The atmosphere of the cafe is also very comfortable and you'll always see a familiar, friendly face.

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