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Tuition and Fees 2015-2016

The tuition and fees given below are subject to change. The Board of Education reserves the right to change fees without notice as conditions necessitate.


Estimated Costs for 2015-2016 (Full-Time Undergraduate)

TUITION AND FEES
$8,197 Rhode Island Residents
$11,756 MTP for specified Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York communities
$19,858 Out-of-state residents
$11,756 RSP for New England residents in certain programs
ROOM AND BOARD
$10,394 - $11,396

Entering freshmen are encouraged to use our Net Price Calculator to estimate the cost of attendance after typical grant and scholarship awards.

Breakdown of tuition/fees for Undergraduate, Graduate, and Continuing Education Students

Full-Time Undergraduate (12-18 credits)

All full-time undergraduate students (those taking 12 to 18 credit hours per semester) pay per semester.

  In state
resident
Out of state
resident
MTP/RSP
Tuition (General Fee) $3,559 $9,389.50 $5,338.50
Dining Center/Student Union Fee $209.50 $209.50 $209.50
Athletic Fee $40 $40 $40
Fine Arts Fee $25 $25 $25
Library Fee $50 $50 $50
Recreation Fee $90 $90 $90
Student Activity Fee $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $50 $50 $50
Transportation Fee $15 $15 $15
Total: $4,098.50 $9,929 $5,878

Note: Students who take more than 18 credit hours of course work per semester pay an additional $280 per credit hour (if in state) or an additional $690 per credit hour (if out of state).

Part-Time Undergraduate

Part-time students (those taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester) pay per credit hour.

  In state
resident
Out of state
resident
MTP/RSP
Tuition (General Fee) $280 $690 $422
Athletic Fee $4 $4 $4
Fine Arts Fee $2 $2 $2
Library Fee $5 $5 $5
Recreation Fee $8 $8 $8
Student Activity Fee $6 $6 $6
Technology Fee $5 $5 $5
Transportation Fee $2 $2 $2
Subtotal (per credit) $312 $722 $454
       
plus Registration Fee (once per semester) $74 $74 $74

Note: The maximum total fee charged to a part-time student will be no greater than that charged to a full-time student in a comparable residency category.

Graduate Students - Degree Program

All full-time graduate students (those taking 9 credit hours or more per semester) and part-time graduate students (those taking fewer than 9 credit hours per semester) pay per credit hour:

 
In state
resident
Out of state
resident
Tuition (General Fee) $372 $724 $558
Library Fee $5 $5 $5
Recreation Fee $8 $8 $8
Technology Fee $5 $5 $5
Fine Arts Fee $2* $2* $2*
Transportation Fee $2 $2 $2
Subtotal (per credit): $394 $746 $580
       
plus Registration Fee (once per semester) $74 $74 $74
Note: * Fine Arts fee is not imposed for non-degree students.

Joint Ph.D. in Education

2015 Summer Sessions
Instate  $303/credit
Out of State $462/credit
Metropolitan Tuition Policy $454/credit
Registration Fee   $72
Doctoral Fee $17/credit
This is a cooperative program offered by RIC and URI. For more information, visit the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development website.
Fall/Spring
Instate  $641/credit
Out of State $1311/credit
Metropolitan Tuition Policy $962/credit
Registration Fee   $74
Doctoral Fee $17/credit
This is a cooperative program offered by RIC and URI. For more information, visit the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development website.

Special Fees

Application Fee $50

Applied Music Fee
$650 per semester, for students taking Music 270-288 or 370-388
$325 per semester, for students taking Music 170-188
Enrollment Fee Deposit $200
Laboratory/Studio Art Fee $30
Late Fee $10
Nursing Program Fee - for all undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in and have been accepted by the School of Nursing. $5 per credit hour up to a maximum of $50 per registraton period (fall, spring, or summer)
Nursing Testing Fee $75 per semester
Orientation Fee
(Orientation is required for all new students)

Fall Semester:
$160 for Incoming Freshmen
$70 for Transfers, Readmits, and Second Degree Candidates
Spring Semester:
$70 for Freshmen, Transfers, Readmits and Second Degree Candidates


School of Management Program Fee - for all students who are majoring in the School of Management programs: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing. $5 per credit hour up to a maximum of $50 per registraton period (fall, spring, or summer)
Transcript Fee $30 one-time fee to cover all future transcript costs for each student

MTP / RSP - Metropolitan Tuition Policy; discounted tuition rates are available for nearby areas outside of Rhode Island. Click here for more information.

Continuing Education

  In state
resident
Out of state
resident
MTP/RSP
Tuition (General Fee) $280 $690 $422
Athletic Fee (undergraduate only) $4/cr -
max $40
$4/cr -
max $40
$4/cr -
max $40
Library Fee $5/cr -
max $50
$5/cr -
max $50
$5/cr -
max $50
Recreation Fee $8/cr -
max $90

$8/cr -
max $90
$8/cr -
max $90
Student Activity Fee $6/cr $6/cr $6/cr
Technology Fee $5/cr -
max $50
$5/cr -
max $50
$5/cr -
max $50
Transportation Fee $2/cr -
max $15
$2/cr -
max $15
$2/cr -
max $15
Subtotal (per credit): $310 $720 $452
       
plus Registration Fee (once per semester) $74 $74 $74

Summer Session 2015

Undergraduate Students
    Tuition (per credit)
  In State $218
  Out of State $375
  MTP & RSP $327
Graduate Students *
  In State $290
  Out of State $450
  MTP & RSP $435
* Joint PhD in Education – See rates above on tab for "Joint PhD in Education"

Registration Fee (one time fee) $72
Recreation Fee (per credit) $8
Library Fee (per credit) $5
Technology Fee (per credit) $5
Athletic Fee (undergraduate only - per credit) $4
Transportation Fee $2
Lab Fee (per course) $30
Music Fee (per course) $325 (100 level lessons)
$650 (200-400 level lessons)

Note: Tuition and fees subject to change without notice.

Page last updated: June 10, 2015