New England Institute of Technology

One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich, RI 02818-1205
Tel: (401)739-5000
2,922 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 2,922 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
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 200 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College New England Institute of Technology (RI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 200 staff
200 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,922 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,922 students 2,922 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
# Full-Time Students 2,461 students
2,461 students
# Part-Time Students 461 students
461 students
# Undergraduate Students 2,417 students 2,417 students
# Graduate Students 44 students 44 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.45 0.46

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $20,685 is equal to the state average of $20,685. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $20,685 $20,685
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Source: 2014 (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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Rhode Island is Community College of Rhode Island. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.