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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)

Rhode Island ranked #40 in the nation for graduate degrees with 4,434 students receiving a diploma in 2019. Students who reside in Rhode Island can take advantage of in-state graduate tuition at some schools. This averages about $21,012 statewide. The average out-of-state tuition is $22,688.

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
$57,112 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 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 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
$13,734 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 table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, 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)

Johnson & Wales University - Providence was ranked the #3 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 406 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 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
$10,890 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Salve Regina handed out 386 graduate degrees. This makes it the #4 most popular school in the state in this category. 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
$7,722 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rhode Island College was ranked the #5 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 345 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 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)

Out of the 12 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Providence ranked #6 in terms of popularity with 227 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 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
$51,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rhode Island School of Design was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 213 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 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 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 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)

Out of the 12 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Bryant ranked #9 in terms of popularity with 160 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 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
$15,768 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
$17,842 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Roger Williams University School of Law was ranked the #11 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 136 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 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
$13,320 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, New England Tech handed out 54 graduate degrees. This makes it the #12 most popular school in the state in this category. 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 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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