New England Institute of Technology

One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich, RI 02818-1205
  • The mission of New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is to provide Associate'sBachelor's, and Graduate, degree programs which prepare students for professional and technical careers. Through the combination of professional and technical courses and an integrated liberal arts core, academic 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 professional and technological studies to satisfy personal interests. As an institution primarily devoted to teaching, NEIT provides opportunities for students from diverse educational backgrounds and with varying levels of ability to study in a variety of technological fields.
School Highlights
  • New England Institute of Technology serves 2,516 students (98% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more 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 to New England Institute of Technology is Community College of Rhode Island (4.8 miles away).

School News

  • Workforce development scholarships - 08/12/2020 - NEIT's Business Management student Keshun Butterfield and a few others, received Workforce Development Scholarship from Jason Hayward, the labour minister, and Patricia Chapman, Department of Workforce Development acting director.

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 314 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
New England Institute of Technology(RI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty314 staff200 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of New England Institute of Technology has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The New England Institute of Technology diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,516 students2,922 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,461 students2,461 students
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# Part-Time Students461 students461 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,326 students2,417 students
# Graduate Students190 students44 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
-
3%
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% Hispanic
10%
11%
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% Black
1%
5%
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% White
13%
72%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.440.46
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,100$33,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $30,000 is more than the state average of $22,371. The private state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,000$22,371
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%71%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$8,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$3,500
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
https://www.neit.edu/Student-Life/Student-Activities/Clubs-and-Organizations
Source: 2016 (or 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, Bachelor's, and Graduate in 50+ programs both online and on campus. 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 Civil, Marine, Nursing, Automotive, Business Management, Mechanical, Welding, Software, Architecture and Design, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Medical, Transportation and Building Technologies. Bachelor's Degree Programs includes Automotive Service Management Technology, Interior Design, RN to BSN, 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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