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Providence Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Providence Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Providence, Rhode Island

There are at least 6 colleges in Providence, listed and described below. These schools represent 34,948 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 31,838 full-time students, and a reported 14,019 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island College, Brown University and Providence College. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design or Providence College.

We also provide an extensive list of Rhode Island Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Providence.
  • Housing and buildings in Providence tend to be older than other areas.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Providence.

Featured Colleges in the Providence Area (QuickSchools™)

 
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Colleges in Providence with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Brown University
One Prospect Street
Providence, RI

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 9458
  • In-State Tuition: 48272
  • Out-of-State tuition: 48272

Providence College
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 4562
  • In-State Tuition: 44520
  • Out-of-State tuition: 44520

Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 8512
  • In-State Tuition: 7118
  • Out-of-State tuition: 18779

Rhode Island School of Design
2 College St
Providence, RI

  • Programs: Architecture and related services, Education, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Precision production, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2481
  • In-State Tuition: 45530
  • Out-of-State tuition: 45530

Johnson & Wales University-Providence
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 9454
  • In-State Tuition: 29226
  • Out-of-State tuition: 29226

Johnson & Wales University-Online
8 Abbott Park Pl
Providence, RI

  • Programs: Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 500
  • In-State Tuition: 19008
  • Out-of-State tuition: 19008
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