Rhode Island Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Rhode Island?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Rhode Island was $32,096 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $3,301 from the 2015-2016 average of $28,795 and represents a 11.46% annual increase. The list of Rhode Island open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 2 open admissions colleges and universities in Rhode Island, the most popular being Community College of Rhode Island with 5,756 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,148. New England Institute of Technology is the most expensive open admissions school in Rhode Island with an in-state tuition of $28,200.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Rhode Island colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Rhode Island or cheap Rhode Island colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Rhode Island Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, 5,756 Students
$4,148 - -
New England Institute of Technology
Warwick, 2,323 Students
$28,200 - -