Community College of Rhode Island

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General Information

Admission Office

400 East Avenue

Warwick, RI 02886-1807

(401) 825-2003

Fax: (401) 825-2394

Contact: Terri Kless

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

400 East Avenue

Warwick, RI 02886-1807

(401) 825-1000

Total undergrads: 17,760

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,598

Degree-seeking undergrads: 16,264


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Placement testing in mathematics and English required; testing in chemistry may be required for programs with limited enrollment.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Jazz Studies A
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A
Biotechnology C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Customer Service Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Financial Planning C
Hospitality Administration/Management C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Real Estate A
Tourism/Travel Services C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Computer/Systems Security C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C
Web/Multimedia Management A,C
Word Processing C


Early Childhood Education C
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A
Special Education A


Engineering – General A
Manufacturing engineering C
Surveying Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Engineering A
Computer Hardware A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Lean manufacturing C
Manufacturing Technologies C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C
Telecommunications A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adult Development/Aging A
Child Care Service C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Health care/medical interpreter C
Histologic Technician A
Magnetic resonance imaging C
Massage Therapy A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Insurance Billing C
Medical Transcription C
Mental health counseling A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Level 1/Level 2 A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Renal dialysis technologist/technician C
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A

Law & Legal Studies

Bilingual interpreter C
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A
Post Associate C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Public Administration & Services

Developmental disabilities C
Human Services C
Social Work A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Emergency Management/Homeland Security C
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Urban Studies A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Community College of Rhode Island Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (401) 825-1000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 400 East Ave, Warwick, RI 02886-1807
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,775
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,698 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,700
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,544
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,164

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Community College of Rhode Island Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Community College of Rhode Island.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 107
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74
Education 12
Engineering 5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 35
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 914
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Precision Production 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 4459

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Community College of Rhode Island and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,700
Out-of-state $12,544
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 2,465 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,385 92% $5,164
Student loan aid 122 5% $3,421

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 9,152 63% $3,928
Federal student loans 1,962 13% $5,266

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Community College of Rhode Island. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Community College of Rhode Island students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Community College of Rhode Island Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 14,775
Undergraduate enrollment 14,775
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Community College of Rhode Island Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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