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Rhode Island School of Design: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Rhode Island School of Design

Website: http://www.risd.edu
Address: 2 College St , Providence , Rhode Island - 2903
Phone: (401) 454-6100
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Special Focus Institutions--Schools of art- music- and design
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $60
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,148
945
2,203
Percent admitted
29%
30%
29%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
47%
44%
49%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
540
660
SAT Math
570
680
SAT Writing
550
670
ACT Composite
22
29
ACT English
24
31
ACT Math
22
30
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $34,665
Out-of-state tuition $34,665
Books and supplies $2,600
On-campus room and board $10,260
On-campus other expenses $3,415
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
50%
-
Federal grant aid
9%
$2,945
State or local grant aid
4%
$1,022
Institutional grant aid
23%
-
Loan aid
41%
$5,396
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,352
33%
67%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,935
Estimated graduates enrolled 415
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 86%
Men 87%
Women 86%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 73%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 85%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 86%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $31,430 $33,118 $34,925 $36,659 5.0%
Books and supplies $2,350 $2,475 $2,600 $2,700 3.8%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,360 $9,860 $10,260 $10,846 5.7%
Other $2,910 $3,097 $3,415 $3,500 2.5%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $46,050 $48,550 $51,200 $53,705 4.9%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Rhode Island School of Design

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,819 772 2,047
Percent admitted 35% 33% 35%
Percent admitted who enrolled 46% 48% 45%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 411 92%
ACT 33 7%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 540 680
SAT Math 590 690
SAT Writing 560 680
ACT Composite 22 29
ACT English 25 30
ACT Math 24 33

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation 9/1/1948 -   Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1949 -   Accredited