Rhode Island School of Design.
College

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI4 year degree
$48,370
Tuition
32%
Acceptance rate

About Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD ) is a private art and design school in Providence, Rhode Island. It was founded in 1877 and offers bachelor's and master's degree programs across 19 majors. It is affiliated with Brown University, with which it shares a contiguous campus on College Hill.

Highlights

  • Offers bachelor's, and master's degrees
  • 1,976 students
  • 0.56 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.risd.edu

Notable programs at Rhode Island School of Design

Architecture
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Architecture, Graphic Design, Photography, Landscape Architecture, Ceramics, Illustration, Interior Architecture, and Industrial Design.

Acceptance Rates

32%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1276
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

1,092 students out of 3,420 applicants were accepted into Rhode Island School of Design. They had an average SAT score of 1276. 68% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 37% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

$48,370
Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Rhode Island School of Design was $48,370. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $67,620.

Financial aid available at Rhode Island School of Design

38%
Of undergrads receive grants
37%
Of undergrads receive federal loans

38% of undergraduate students at Rhode Island School of Design received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Rhode Island School of Design

$13,050
Room & board
$2,700
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rhode Island School of Design was of $13,050 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,700.

Diversity at Rhode Island School of Design

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017