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Rhode Island Healthcare Colleges

11 Colleges
3,196 Yearly Graduations
$125,554 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$35,667 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Rhode Island is ranked #44 in the country with 3,196 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $31,388 per year to get their degree at a college in Rhode Island, while out of state students will pay an average of $35,231 per year.

An estimated 66% of college students in Rhode Island take out loans, with the average loan amount being $8,917 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
946 Yearly Degrees
$14,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,548 undergraduates at URI, of which 12,596 are full-time, and there are 17,465 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at URI is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

83% of URI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,606 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from URI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Community College of Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
509 Yearly Degrees
$4,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,775 students at CCRI in total, 6,081 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,127 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCRI is $26,000.

#3

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

Lincoln, Rhode Island
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
369 Yearly Degrees

There are 472 full-time undergraduates at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln, and 678 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

91% of Lincoln Tech - Lincoln students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,545 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#4

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
349 Yearly Degrees
$9,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,523 students at RIC in total, 6,432 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,942 are full-time. It takes the average RIC undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

66% of RIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,021 a year. RIC has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RIC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
335 Yearly Degrees
$30,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New England Institute of Technology is 2,516, of which 2,326 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,031 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

86% of New England Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,551 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New England Tech is $33,200.

#6

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
329 Yearly Degrees
$58,404 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,160 undergraduates at Brown, of which 6,826 are full-time, and there are 10,333 students altogether. Brown has a freshman retention rate of 98%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

This a very selective school with only 8% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,232 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Brown with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $52,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$41,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Salve Regina University is 2,771, of which 2,167 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,091 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Salve Regina is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

91% of Salve Regina students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,580 a year. Salve Regina has a 2.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Salve Regina with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$33,054 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,123 undergraduates at JWU Providence, of which 5,767 are full-time, and there are 6,695 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

83% of JWU Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,201 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from JWU Providence is $31,900.

#9

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$52,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Providence College is 4,618, of which 4,096 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,891 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,710 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $48,700 during the early-career years.

#10

Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$45,395 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,259 undergraduates at Bryant, of which 3,205 are full-time, and there are 3,640 students altogether. It takes the average Bryant undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 59% are men and 41% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $12,945 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $57,600 during the early-career years.

#11

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$35,169 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Roger Williams University is 4,838, of which 4,523 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,022 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at RWU is 4.2 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at RWU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $12,567 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,600 during the early-career years.

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