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Rhode Island Computer Science Colleges

9 Colleges
812 Yearly Graduations
$107,556 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$34,451 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Rhode Island ranked #43 in the nation for computer science degrees handed out in 2019. Around 812 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $26,889 per year to get their degree at a college in Rhode Island, while out of state students will pay an average of $31,159 per year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Rhode Island take out loans, with the average loan amount being $8,613 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
336 Yearly Degrees
$58,404 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,160 undergraduates at Brown, of which 6,826 are full-time, and there are 10,333 students altogether. Brown has a freshman retention rate of 98%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The acceptance rate at Brown is 8%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

25% of Brown students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,232 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $52,500 during the early-career years.

#2

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees
$30,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New England Institute of Technology is 2,516, of which 2,326 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,031 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 86% of students at New England Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,551 a year. New England Tech has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New England Tech is $33,200.

#3

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
141 Yearly Degrees
$14,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Rhode Island is 17,465, of which 14,548 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,596 are full-time. It takes the average URI undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,606 a year. URI has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from URI is $39,400.

#4

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$33,054 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,123 undergraduates at JWU Providence, of which 5,767 are full-time, and there are 6,695 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at JWU Providence is 4.2 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

83% of JWU Providence students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,201 a year. JWU Providence has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from JWU Providence is $31,900.

#5

Community College of Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
36 Yearly Degrees
$4,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 14,775, which includes 6,081 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,127 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CCRI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
Public Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$9,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,523 students at RIC in total, 6,432 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,942 are full-time. It takes the average RIC undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,021 a year. RIC has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RIC is $33,600.

#7

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$52,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Providence College is 4,618, of which 4,096 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,891 are full-time. It takes the average Providence undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at Providence take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,710 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Providence is $48,700.

#8

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$35,169 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,838 students at RWU in total, 4,523 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,022 are full-time. For undergraduates at RWU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

71% of RWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,567 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RWU is $42,600.

#9

Johnson & Wales University - Online

Providence, Rhode Island
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$13,365 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,070 undergraduates at JWU Online, of which 340 are full-time, and there are 1,752 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 29%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year. JWU Online has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from JWU Online with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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