New England Institute of Technology

One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich, RI 02818-1205
Tel: (401)739-5000
  • 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.
New England Institute of Technology(RI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty200 staff200 staff
New England Institute of Technology Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,922 students2,922 students
New England Institute of Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:129:1
New England Institute of Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,461 students2,461 students
New England Institute of Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students461 students461 students
New England Institute of Technology Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
New England Institute of Technology Enrollment Breakdown RI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students2,417 students2,417 students
# Graduate Students44 students44 students
New England Institute of Technology Graduation BreakDown RI All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
New England Institute of Technology American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
3%
New England Institute of Technology Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
7%
11%
New England Institute of Technology Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
5%
New England Institute of Technology Black (2007-2016)
% White
74%
72%
New England Institute of Technology White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
New England Institute of Technology More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
4%
1%
New England Institute of Technology Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
8%
5%
New England Institute of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown RI All Ethnic Groups 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.0.440.46
New England Institute of Technology Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,100$33,000
New England Institute of Technology Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $22,371 is equal to the state average of $22,371. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$22,371$22,371
New England Institute of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%71%
New England Institute of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$8,500
New England Institute of Technology Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$3,500
New England Institute of Technology Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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 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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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 $22,371 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.