Rhode Island School of Design

country rank  336
world rank  890

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University Overview

Established in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Providence (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rhode Island. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 141 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RISD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym RISD
Founded 1877

University Location

Address 2 College Street
Providence (population range: 50,000-249,999)
02903-2784 Rhode Island
United States
T +1 (401) 454 6100
F +1 (401) 454 6320

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Two College Street
Providence 02903-2791
+1 (401) 454 6300
800 364 7473

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Rhode Island School of Design's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Landscape Architecture Accrediting Board (LAAB)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018