Ranking  3416   786
Country United States
City Providence
Bachelor (foreigners)20,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)20,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $818-1,487 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 30%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1877
Abbreviation RISD
Teachers 599
Students 2,999
Religion None
Academic calendar 4-1-4
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
• Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
World ranking3416
Country ranking786
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking3416
Cost of living in Providence
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 330 411
Food 278 507
Transportation 52 257
Communications and utilities 117 137
Clothing 20 70
Sports and leisure 21 106
Accommodation in Providence USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre333
Shared room in city centre415
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre822
1 bedroom apartment in city centre920
Alternative title
Spanish Escuela de Diseño de Rhode Island
Location on map
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States. RISD was founded in 1877. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Providence.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. It is worth mentioning that RISD is characterized by a mild competition among the students, there are only 3 applicants per seat. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at RISD will cost you at least 20,000 USD. RISD is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 20,000 USD per year of study. Given the high tuition costs the students can participate in university scholarship competitions in order to cut down the costs. On the official website of the university (http://www.risd.edu) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Rhode Island School of Design is quite small, with 3000 students attending its classes. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. About 599 teachers and professors are employed by RISD. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of RISD.

Infrastructure of RISD. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. Rhode Island School of Design ia a member of «Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)».
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