List of colleges and universities in Rhode Island - Wikipedia
This is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. There are currently 13 accredited, degree-granting institutions operating in the state, including two research universities, a community college, and a school of art.
Two of the state's public institutions are administered by the Rhode Island Board Board of Education. The other, the University of Rhode Island, is overseen by its own board of trustees. The state operates two public universities, the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College, as well as the Community College of Rhode Island, which offers degrees at six locations. The Naval War College, operated by the federal United States Navy, is located in Newport. The oldest school in the state is Brown University, a member of the Ivy League and the only Rhode Island institution founded before the American Revolution. The newest college is College Unbound, a degree completion school in Providence. Enrollment sizes range from College Unbound at 208 students to the University of Rhode Island, the state's flagship public university, with 20,720 students.
The institutions included on this list are all regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
The Academic Innovation Center at Bryant University
Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus
Snowden Hall at Johnson & Wales University
The Ruane Center at Providence College
The Student Union at Rhode Island College
The Waterman Building at the Rhode Island School of Design
The Commons at Roger Williams University
The gates of Salve Regina University
East Hall and Washburn Hall at the University of Rhode Island
The entrance to the New England Institute of Technology
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- ^ The types listed here are as categorized in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
- ^ Enrollment is the total 12-month unduplicated headcount listed by IPEDS for 2020–2021.
- ^ The enrollment count for Johnson & Wales University does not include 2,923 students in its distance learning programs.
- ^ The Naval War College is not categorized by the Carnegie Classification. However, it is comparable to the Naval Postgraduate School, which is categorized as a masters university.
- ^ The enrollment count for the Naval War College is for the 2021–2022 academic year and does not include 5,257 students in their distance learning programs.
- ^ The enrollment count for Roger Williams University includes 524 students at the School of Law, which is listed as a separate school in IPEDS.
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