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 $22,371 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 0.65 (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
June 21, 2018
Learn about programs offered by community colleges that allow students to earn a two-year degree and then go on to earn a bachelor’s degree either online or at a nearby university.
June 21, 2018
Explore a trend seen this year, where enrollment rates are stabilizing or even falling at many community colleges around the country.
June 21, 2018
After transferring to a four-year institution, how do community college students fare? Learn about the reports and studies that shed light on community college student performance at the university level.