Total Enrollment 2,360
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1

Rhode Island School of Design
2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903
(401) 454-6100

On March 22, 1877, the Rhode Island General Assembly ratified “An Act to Incorporate the Rhode Island School of Design.” The corporation, comprised of a forward-thinking group of men and women, artists and business leaders, educators and politicians, was formed “for the purpose of aiding in the cultivation of the arts of design.” The original bylaws set forth the following key objectives for RISD: First. The instruction of artisans in drawing, painting, modeling, and designing, that they may successfully apply the principles of Art to the requirements of trade and manufacture. Second. The systematic training of students in the practice more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Disability Services Student 7%
Yearly Application Deadline jan 21st
Admissions Office Phone 401-454-6100
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Rhode Island School of Design Two College Street Providence, RI 02903-2784 USA
Admissions Website
Application Fee $60

In order to be accepted to Rhode Island School of Design, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Rhode Island School of Design SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 540
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 680
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 590
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 690
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 560
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 680
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 22
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 29
ACT English (25th Percentile) 25
ACT English (75th Percentile) 30
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 24
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 33
Rhode Island School of Design Social Media

This contact form will send an email to [email protected] on your behalf

Be the first to rank this school

Leave a Rating (1 = Terrible | 10 = Fantastic)

    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10


Be the first to leave a comment on Rhode Island School of Design

Leave a Comment

External Reviews of Rhode Island School of Design

Top Rated Professors at Rhode Island School of Design

Read ratings on

Rhode Island School of Design Q&A from Yahoo! Answers

Also find more questions on Quora »

Local Info & Current Events

Click Here for a map view of Rhode Island School of Design & see nearby schools, housing availability, location restaurants, and more...!

Local News

Local newspaper: projo.
Read about Rhode Island School of Design events, stories, news, etc.. at their school newspaper, The All-Nighter.