Rhode Island contains four schools that offer humanities programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking humanities school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 humanities schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Humanities students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become humanities professors, journalists, teachers, writers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 344,050 people working as social and human service assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,880. Also, Psychologists make on average $84,220 per year and there are about 10,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 80 employed psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $60,240. Social and human service assistants in this state earn $28,260/yr and there are 2,800 employed.
Also, within the humanities schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from humanities, 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.
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