Rhode Island contains twelve schools that offer vocational programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking vocational school in RI, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 vocational schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Vocational students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become vocational educators, event planners, landscape architects, landscape designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 114,420 people working as vocational education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,030. Also, Middle school teachers make on average $53,550 per year and there are about 665,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 2,380 employed middle school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $63,770. Vocational education teachers in this state earn $40,700/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the vocational schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from vocational, 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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