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 99th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $21,193 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Rhode Island's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) Brown University
Providence, Private Not For Profit
99 78
Average Net Price
2) Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, Private Not For Profit
92 61
Average Net Price
3) Providence College
Providence, Private Not For Profit
81 58