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    The charming New England state of Rhode Island is home to over two dozen colleges, universities, and secondary institutions. The oldest and most well known school in the state is Brown University, an internationally recognized private institution and a member of the prestigious Ivy League. The Ocean State operates two public universities - The University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College - as well as the six locations of the Community College of Rhode Island. Other notable schools include Johnson and Wales University, the Naval War College (operated by the federal United States Navy), Providence College, and Salve Regina University.

    • Brown University

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      One Prospect Street, Providence, RI 02912
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      By contrast to Columbia's curriculum that includes courses required of all students, Brown has long offered the most open-ended Ivy program, with self-designed study leading to concentrations rather than traditional majors. The "choose your own adventure" ethos may contribute to ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University
    • Providence College

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      1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI 02918
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      At Providence College, where "you couldn't be 'just a number' if you tried," all students must complete a two-year interdisciplinary Western Civilization survey and an array of distribution requirements. Business, marketing, accounting, and education are some of Providence College students' ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Salve Regina University

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      100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
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      Located in Newport, RI (about 30 miles from Providence), and situated in the midst of many historically significant and beautiful mansions, Salve Regina University is a liberal arts institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The school enrolls about 2,600 ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Johnson & Wales University-Providence

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      8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903
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      Johnson & Wales University-Providence is college with 9401 students located in Providence, RI. learn more

      Master's University
    • Bryant University

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      1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917
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      "All praise the "Unistructure" which contains all the classrooms, the admission offices, an ATM, a swimming pool, most faculty offices, the "Bagel Wagon," and so much more on this suburban campus in Smithfield, RI, 15 minutes from Providence. Bryant emphasizes ... learn more

      Alternative, Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Roger Williams University

      Roger Williams University Save

      One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809
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      "Roger Williams University in the quaint seacoast town of Bristol, RI (about 20 miles outside of Providence) is an excellent liberal arts university with an enrollment of about 4300 undergraduate students. When you visit this waterfront campus, don't miss the ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • University of Rhode Island

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      Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue, Kingston, RI 02881
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      "Though fraternities and sororities still dominate social life, this once-proud "party school" is a shell of its former self. This is a good thing, of course, for students looking to take advantage of URI's excellent pre-professional programs, "respectable academics," and ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • Rhode Island College

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      600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908
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      Rhode Island College, located in Providence, offers a host of liberal arts majors and a handful of pre-professional and professional programs. All in all, Rhode Island College enrolls about 7900 undergraduate students and the intramurals here include Quick Pitch Wiffle ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Community College of Rhode Island

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      400 East Ave, Warwick, RI 02886
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      Community College of Rhode Island is an Associate's college with 17699 students located in Warwick, RI. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions
    • New England Institute of Technology

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      1408 Division Road, East Greenwich, RI 02818
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      New England Institute of Technology is college with 2860 students located in East Greenwich, RI. learn more

      Open Admissions, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Rhode Island School of Design

      Rhode Island School of Design Save

      2 College St, Providence, RI 02903
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      The Rhode Island School of design enrolls more than 1900 undergraduate students in a wide array of visual design and arts programs. The school is located in a residential section of Providence, and it's one of the few places we ... learn more

      Fine and Performing Arts

    Facts About Colleges in Rhode Island

    • There are 11 Colleges in Rhode Island.

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