Rhode Island contains four schools that offer telecommunications programs. Salve Regina University, the highest-ranking telecommunications school in RI, has a total student population of 2,584 and is the 318th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 telecommunications schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Telecommunications students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become telecommunication operators, telecommunications specialists, telecommunications professionals, television news producers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 189,850 people working as telecommunications equipment installers and repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,990. Also, Radio operators make on average $43,400 per year and there are about 870 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the telecommunications schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from telecommunications, 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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