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Community College of Rhode Island Overview

Located in Warwick, Rhode Island, Community College of Rhode Island is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Warwick makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Community College of Rhode Island Known For?

2,211 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at CCRI.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Community College of Rhode Island Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

CCRI has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#105 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CCRI.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Biochemical Engineering Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Special Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#117 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#166 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Community College of Rhode Island?

Location of Community College of Rhode Island

Contact details for CCRI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 400 East Ave, Warwick, RI 02886-1807
Phone: 401-825-1000
Website: www.ccri.edu

How Do I Get Into CCRI?

You can apply to CCRI online at: https://www.ccri.edu/oes/admissions/apply.html

As long as you submit the requested materials to Community College of Rhode Island when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Community College of Rhode Island?

12% Take Out Loans
13.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CCRI, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $4,127 a year. That adds up to $16,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCRI is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Community College of Rhode Island Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,081 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,775 undergraduate students at CCRI, with 6,081 being full-time and 8,694 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  CCRI

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,081 full-time undergraduates at CCRI, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  CCRI

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Community College of Rhode Island students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CCRI Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 168
Black or African American 437
Hispanic or Latino 1,282
White 3,408
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 776

Over 6 countries are represented at CCRI. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Cape Verde, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Community College of Rhode Island

677 Took All Classes Online
3,313 Took At Least One Class Online
15.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,313 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CCRI has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Rhode Island for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of CCRI

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Community College of Rhode Island was 15.6%. This is the #1,053 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CCRI regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CCRI ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CCRI.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Business/Commerce #67
Business, Management & Marketing #397

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Community College of Rhode Island Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1,113 0 1,113
Nursing 0 249 0 249
General Business/Commerce 0 97 0 97
Allied Health Professions 0 62 5 67
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 66 0 66
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 39 12 0 51
Accounting 10 38 0 48
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7 38 0 45
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 43 0 43
Dental Support Services 0 19 19 38
Business Administration & Management 0 28 7 35
Fine & Studio Arts 0 26 0 26
Computer Programming 0 22 3 25
Legal Support Services 0 24 0 24
Health & Medical Administrative Services 9 2 12 23
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 20 20
Human Services 19 0 0 19
Homeland Security 10 7 0 17
Biological & Physical Science 0 16 0 16
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 2 12 0 14
Precision Metal Working 14 0 0 14
Social Work 1 13 0 14
Physical Science Technicians 0 9 4 13
Computer Engineering Technology 1 11 0 12
Communication & Media Studies 11 0 0 11
Special Education 0 10 0 10
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 3 7 10
Environmental Control Technology 6 2 0 8
Finance & Financial Management 2 5 0 7
Biotechnology 6 0 0 6
Information Technology 0 3 3 6
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Mental & Social Health Services 0 6 0 6
Marketing 1 4 0 5
Computer Systems Networking 0 5 0 5
Mechanical Engineering 0 5 0 5
Fire Protection 0 5 0 5
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 4 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 4 0 4
Music 0 4 0 4
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 2 0 3
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 3 0 3
General English Literature 0 3 0 3
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 2 2
Biochemical Engineering 0 2 0 2
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 2 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 0 0 1
Hospitality Management 0 0 1 1
Computer Engineering 0 1 0 1
General Engineering 0 1 0 1
Gerontology 0 1 0 1
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 140 1,988 83 2,211

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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