Rhode Island Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in Rhode Island by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2022

Best Value Colleges in Rhode Island by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Rhode Island schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Rhode Island ranking goes to Brown University with a 97th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $27,659 average net price.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Rhode Island's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#1 Brown University

Providence, Private Not For Profit

$27,659 97 97
#2 Providence College

Providence, Private Not For Profit

$37,284 78 70
#3 Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Private Not For Profit

$40,048 80 62
#4 Bryant University

Smithfield, Private Not For Profit

$39,919 68 32