Rhode Island Community Colleges

There are 2 community colleges located throughout Rhode Island (1 public colleges and 1 private colleges), serving 20,475 students.
For Rhode Island 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 (view national tuition costs).
Rhode Island community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 28% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(RI) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
11%
Black
5%
White
72%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
5%
RI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Rhode Island Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • 400 East Ave
    Warwick RI  02886
    (401)825-1000

    17,553 students
  • One New England Tech Boulevard
    East Greenwich RI  02818
    (401)739-5000

    2,922 students
Recent Articles
December 07, 2016
Today's high school dropout rates call for drastic measures, and community colleges are taking action to help keep students in high school. Learn about their innovative programs and how your local community college is keeping high school students on campus.
December 07, 2016
A performance gap continues to exist at community colleges for minority and low-income students. Learn about the troubling statistics and how the performance gap can be closed.
December 07, 2016
Valedictorians and honors students are increasingly choosing honors programs at community colleges instead of four-year institutions after graduating from high school. Learn about the trends and benefits of taking the honors track at a community college before transferring to a four-year institution.