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 0.67 (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 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.