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Community College Of Rhode Island

Community College Of Rhode Island

The Community College of Rhode Island, or CCRI, is located in Rhode Island. It was originally founded as Rhode Island Junior College or RIJC in 1964, with 325 students. Later, it evolved into a full time degree college, comprising six campuses and was renamed as Community College of Rhode Island. It enrolls more than 16,000 students each term.

CCRI is one of the largest community colleges in New England and it offers a variety of degrees in different fields of study. The college has six campuses:

  • Downcity Campus-Shephard Building (Providence)
  • Flanagan Campus (Lincoln)
  • Knight Campus (Warwick)
  • Liston Campus (Providence)
  • Newport County Campus (Newport)
  • Satellite Campus-Westerly High School (Westerly)

The official mascot of CCRI is the CCRI Knight. The athletes of the college are nicknamed the Knights and the women athletes are known as Lady Knights.

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Contacting Community College of Rhode Island

Community College of Rhode Island
400 East Ave
Warwick , RI 02886-1807
General Phone: (401) 825-1000
http://www.ccri.edu

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Community College of Rhode Island Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts389liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, urban studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine288registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology160dental assistant, dental hygienist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, histologic tech, phlebotomy, dialysis tech ...
Business and Management141business, business management, customer service management, accounting, entrepreneurship, banking, marketing, retail, fashion merchandising ...
Security and Law Enforcement96criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Engineering Technician54electronics tech, telecommunications tech, instrumentation tech, water quality and recycling tech, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, computer systems tech, ...
Education and Teaching50education, special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education
Law39legal secretary, legal assistant, legal support
Computer Science and Engineering31computer and info science, computer applications programming, computer networking, webmastering, computer support
Medical Administration27medical transcription, medical billing, medical secretary, health and medical administrative
Therapy and Counseling26physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, massage therapy
Office and Administration17word processing, administrative assistant, executive secretary, general office occupations
Science16biotechnology, biological and physical sciences
Family and Social Work11adult development and aging, child care provider, social work
Art Studies10art studies
Engineering6engineering, manufacturing engineering
Hospitality5tourism promotion
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5occupational therapist assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician4chemical tech
Music4music, jazz
Drama and Performing Arts2drama, theatre design
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate, construction management
Production Trades1machinist
Medicine0public health courses

Number of programs and degrees for Community College of Rhode Island in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11338
Associate's degree1,22362
Award of less than 1 academic year481

Community College of Rhode Island Student Body

In 2007-2008, Community College of Rhode Island had a total enrollment of 16,811 students (10,141 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 99%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 25%
20-21 18%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Rhode Island95%
Massachusetts4%
Connecticut1%

Community College of Rhode Island Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 50 %

Community College of Rhode Island Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Warwick, Rhode Island for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Rhode Island Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Community College of Rhode Island Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,090
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,216
Books and supplies $ 963

Financial Aid:
Community College of Rhode Island participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 340800)

Community College of Rhode Island Faculty

Community College of Rhode Island has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured95116
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2077

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*3$74,662
Associate professorcalendar year1*4$65,935
Assistant professorcalendar year1*4$55,777
All faculty totalcalendar year3$66,03411$64,621

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year63$74,50962$69,739
Associate professoracademic year18$54,72530$54,617
Assistant professoracademic year31$48,86589$48,683
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year112$64,232182$56,776

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Community College of Rhode Island Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total161531
Baseball235
Basketball606
All Other Sports81220

Community College of Rhode Island Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Customer Service Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering
Engineering, General
Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Hardware Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Hospitality
Tourism Promotion Operations

Law
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Support Services, Other

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Histologic Technician
Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Medicine
Public Health, Other

Music
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Word Processing

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management
Real Estate

Science
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biotechnology

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Community College of Rhode Island Highlights

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What Sets Community College of Rhode Island Apart:

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Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Community College of Rhode Island Number of degree programs
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Community College of Rhode Island Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Community College of Rhode Island Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Community College of Rhode Island % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Community College of Rhode Island % of degrees in medical administration
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Community College of Rhode Island % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Community College of Rhode Island Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Community College of Rhode Island % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Community College of Rhode Island Female % of student body
% of degrees in law
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Community College of Rhode Island % of degrees in law

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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