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. (view national tuition costs).
  • Rhode Island community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (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
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