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The Rhode Island School of Design

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

RISD Address

General information:(401) 454-6100
Financial aid office:(401) 454-6661
Admissions office:(401) 454-6300
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Tuition + RISD Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee: $60

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:1494
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 2,040
# of Grad students: 446
Total Students: 2,486




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

71% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,587

8% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $733

19% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $11,307

44% receive student loans and the average amount is $3,125
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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Schools of art, music, and design
Schools of art, music, and design

Special Programs

Concentration of liberal arts credits in Literature or Art History., Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

41% men vs 31% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 674
Number of Women Applicants: 1,992
Number of Men Admitted: 278
Number of Women Admitted: 621

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Apparel and Textiles General
• Architecture
• Art Teacher Education
• Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
• Fiber Textile and Weaving Arts
• Film/Video and Photographic Arts Other
• Fine Arts and Art Studies Other
• Furniture Design and Manufacturing
• Graphic Design
• Illustration
• Industrial and Product Design
• Interior Architecture
• Intermedia/Multimedia
• Landscape Architecture
• Metal and Jewelry Arts
• Painting
• Photography
• Printmaking
• Sculpture

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