Rhode Island has 21 higher education schools within its borders. Brown University, the highest-ranked school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 21 schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. There are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 21 schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Yacht Restoration School comes out as the most expensive ($44,616/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.Rhode Island Interesting Facts