Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI

Questions and Answers

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15 days ago
How many transfer credits does Rhode Island School of Design accept?
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29 days ago
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2 months ago
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Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Selective (24% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

29% White
16% Asian
8% Hispanic
5% Multiracial
3% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Creative Director107k
Product Designer78k
UX Designer77k
Industrial Designer69k
Textile Designer61k
Architectural Designer57k
Graphic Designer52k
Based on 3,003 student responses
57.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
102.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
38%in High-Meaning careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
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Average Institutional Grant
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Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$52,860 / year
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