New England Institute of Technology

One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Tel: (401)739-5000
2,877 students
Private not-for-profit
The mission of New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is to provide specialized Associate's and Bachelor's Degree programs which prepare students for careers in technology. Through the combination of technical courses and an integrated liberal arts core, the programs emphasize the relevance of continuous learning to personal and professional growth. Upon successful completion, graduates are prepared to enter the workforce or to continue their education. As an extension of the primary mission, NEIT offers the opportunity to pursue technological studies to satisfy personal interests.
School Highlights:
New England Institute of Technology serves 2,877 students (86% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
New England Institute of Technology is one of 2 community colleges within Kent County, RI.
The nearest community college is Community College of Rhode Island (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 192 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
College New England Institute of Technology Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 192 staff
61 staff
New England Institute of Technology Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,877 has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,877 students 1,296 students
New England Institute of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
New England Institute of Technology Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,474 students
814 students
New England Institute of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 403 students
1,040 students
New England Institute of Technology Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
New England Institute of Technology Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,401 students 802 students
# Graduate Students 73 students 23 students
New England Institute of Technology Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
New England Institute of Technology American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
New England Institute of Technology Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
8%
21%
New England Institute of Technology Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
15%
New England Institute of Technology Black (2006-2013)
% White
69%
51%
New England Institute of Technology White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
New England Institute of Technology More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
11%
3%
New England Institute of Technology Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
4%
1%
New England Institute of Technology Non Resident (2006-2013)
New England Institute of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.51 0.68
New England Institute of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $21,285 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $21,285 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $21,285 $5,660
New England Institute of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $21,285 $10,250
New England Institute of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
New England Institute of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • As the leader in technical career education in Southeastern New England, New England Tech is a private, non-profit technical college offering Associate's and Bachelor's of Science degrees in 29 programs. Each one has been thoughtfully designed with input from both educators and industry experts. The focus at New England Tech is to give each student a solid balance: a base of analytical skills with hands-on training. Most of our Associate's Degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months and our Bachelor's of Science programs in as little as 3 years. Today, enrollment has grown to more than 2,800 students from the 70 students enrolled in 1971. The college offers Associate's Degree Program in Computers, Communications, Architecture and Design, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Medical, Transportation and Building Technologies. Bachelor's Degree Programs includes Automotive Service Management Technology, Interior Design, Digital Recording Arts Technology, Network Engineering Technology, Programming Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Architectural Building Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Business Management Technology. New England Tech is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) and many of our programs maintain individual accreditation. For example, our Electronics Engineering Technology program at the Bachelor's level is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission (TAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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Did You Know?
For Rhode Island public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,950 per year for in-state students and $10,582 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,685 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Rhode Island community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Rhode Island is Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.