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Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

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


Estimated Costs for 2014-2015 (Full-Time Undergraduate)

TUITION AND FEES
$7,602 Rhode Island Residents
$10,867 MTP for specified Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York communities
$18,300 Out-of-state residents
$10,867 RSP for New England residents in certain programs
ROOM AND BOARD
$10,094 - $11,064

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) $3,265 $8,614 $4,897.50
Dining Center/Student Union Fee $206 $206 $206
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: $3,801 $9,150 $5,433.50

Note: Students who take more than 18 credit hours of course work per semester pay an additional $272 per credit hour (if in state) or an additional $670 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) $272 $670 $408
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) $304 $702 $440
       
plus Registration Fee (once per semester) $72 $72 $72

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) $72 $72 $72
Note: * Fine Arts fee is not imposed for non-degree students.

Joint Ph.D. in Education

2014 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   $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.

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) $272 $670 $468
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): $302 $700 $438
       
plus Registration Fee (once per semester) $72 $72 $72

Summer Session 2014

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 2014 summer 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: May 29, 2014