Colleges and Universities in Rhode Island

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Kingston, Rhode Island
$28.016 Public 79%
2
Providence, Rhode Island
$27.156 Private Non-Profit 70%
3
Providence, Rhode Island
$42.808 Private Non-Profit 9%
4
Warwick, Rhode Island
$10.582 Public 0%
5
Providence, Rhode Island
$18.300 Public 69%
6
Providence, Rhode Island
$43.245 Private Non-Profit 60%
7
Bristol, Rhode Island
$31.668 Private Non-Profit 81%
8
Smithfield, Rhode Island
$36.872 Private Non-Profit 77%
9
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
$21.285 Private Non-Profit 0%
10
Newport, Rhode Island
$34.950 Private Non-Profit 67%
11
Providence, Rhode Island
$42.932 Private Non-Profit 27%
12
Cranston, Rhode Island
$13.675 Private For-Profit 100%
13
Lincoln, Rhode Island
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
14
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
$9.895 Private For-Profit 72%
15
Cranston, Rhode Island
$0 0%
16
North Providence, Rhode Island
$15.870 Private Non-Profit 100%
17
Cranston, Rhode Island
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
18
Providence, Rhode Island
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
19
Warwick, Rhode Island
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
20
Newport, Rhode Island
$0 Private Non-Profit 90%
21
East Providence, Rhode Island
$0 100%
22
West Warwick, Rhode Island
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
23
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
24
Bristol, Rhode Island
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%

Education in Rhode Island

As of June 2014, 18.37 of Rhode Island’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 8.15, four-year graduates – 18.58 and Master graduates – 8.63 of the Rhode Island population.

Education of Rhode Island

As of June 2014, the Rhode Island’s average income per capita is 30005, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 56102. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 7.8 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 34.3. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 7 and 3.75 respectively.

Cost of living in Rhode Island

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Rhode Island makes 121, with the cost of food being 112 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 116. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 124. The index of Rhode Island’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 127. The average transportation costs make 106, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 132 points.

Air pollution and health in Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s index of air quality is 94 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 46 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 57 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 355 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s annual rainfall is 46.8 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 33.7, while the United States in general get 25. There are 116 days with measurable precipitation, and 202 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 81.2 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 19.7 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 52 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov