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Rhode Island Graduate Schools

#40 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
12 Colleges
4,434 Yearly Graduations
$84,049 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, 4,434 students received a graduate degree in Rhode Island, making it rank #40 in the nation in terms of graduations. Although cost varies from school to school, the average graduate in-state tuition for the state is $21,012 per year, while out-of-state students pay an average of $22,688 per year.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,199 Yearly Degrees
$58,180 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Brown handed out 1,199 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Brown University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $57,112 $57,112
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,068 $1,068
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,784 $1,784

#2

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
952 Yearly Degrees
$15,514 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Rhode Island was ranked the #2 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 952 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Rhode Island

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,734 $26,512
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,780 $1,780
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $763 $1,473

#3

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
406 Yearly Degrees
$13,734 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, JWU Providence handed out 406 graduate degrees. This makes it the #3 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Johnson & Wales University - Providence

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,734 $13,734
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $763 $763

#4

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
386 Yearly Degrees
$11,010 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 12 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Salve Regina ranked #4 in terms of popularity with 386 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Salve Regina University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,890 $10,890
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $120 $120
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $605 $605

#5

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
345 Yearly Degrees
$8,541 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, RIC handed out 345 graduate degrees. This makes it the #5 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rhode Island College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,722 $15,048
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $819 $819
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $429 $836

#6

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
227 Yearly Degrees
$9,660 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Providence College was ranked the #6 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 227 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Providence College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,660 $9,660
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $537 $537

#7

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$52,860 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

RISD handed out 213 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #7 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rhode Island School of Design

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $51,800 $51,800
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,060 $1,060

#8

Johnson & Wales University - Online

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
209 Yearly Degrees
$13,734 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Johnson & Wales University - Online was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 209 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Johnson & Wales University - Online

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,734 $13,734
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $763 $763

#9

Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
160 Yearly Degrees
$26,832 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Bryant handed out 160 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Bryant University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $26,832 $26,832
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,118 $1,118

#10

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
147 Yearly Degrees
$16,668 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Roger Williams University was ranked the #10 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 147 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Roger Williams University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,768 $15,768
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $900 $900
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $876 $876

#11

Roger Williams University School of Law

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$18,872 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 12 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Roger Williams University School of Law ranked #11 in terms of popularity with 136 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Roger Williams University School of Law

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,842 $17,842
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,030 $1,030
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $977 $977

#12

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$14,420 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

New England Tech handed out 54 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #12 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for New England Institute of Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,320 $13,320
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,100 $1,100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $555 $555

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