Many colleges in Rhode Island are located near the state capital of Providence. Colleges range from an Ivy League institution to small private colleges. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Ocean state:
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard alums from Brown Univeristy earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $141,000. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Rhode Island is $54,810. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard alums from Brown Univeristy earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $141,000. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Rhode Island is $54,810. You do the math!
The Regional Student Program (RSP) Tuition Break program allows Rhode Island students to pay a lower tuition rate at participating out of state schools. In 2019, Rhode Island students saved about $7 million in tuition costs. Overall in 2019 over 8,000 students have saved $54.2 million in tuition through the RSP program. Other participating states are New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Also, RI residents who attend Community College of Rhode Island can pursue a degree, tuition-free. Students can apply to be a Rhode Island Promise Scholar. To be eligible, students must be a full time student, maintain at a least 2.5 GPA and earn 30 credits each year.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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