Rhode Island College Rankings by Salary Score

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Rhode Island College's Top Ranking

Rhode Island College is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Rhode Island College

We calculated a salary score for each of Rhode Island College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Rhode Island College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Rhode Island College Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 24 95% 95% $18,770 $42,980 24
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 57 100% 100% $22,130 $53,670 57
Biology, General 93 100% 100% $24,320 $36,850 93
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47 97% 97% $20,450 $42,240 47
Chemistry 58 100% 100% $23,010 $39,730 58
Communication and Media Studies 16 97% 97% $19,000 $27,270 16
Computer and Information Sciences, General 49 89% 89% $17,640 $57,320 49
Computer Science 29 100% 100% $19,670 $57,320 29
Criminal Justice and Corrections 64 99% 99% $21,500 $37,930 64
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 61 100% 100% $22,900 $24,420 61
English Language and Literature, General 56 100% 100% $17,560 $30,410 56
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 50 100% 100% $19,970 $29,690 50
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 2 100% 100% Not Reported $16,480 2
Finance and Financial Management Services 40 96% 96% $22,000 $48,040 40
Fine and Studio Arts 48 98% 98% $22,440 $25,970 48
Health and Medical Administrative Services 45 100% 100% $25,000 $39,910 45
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 80 100% 100% $23,380 $45,700 80
History 51 93% 93% $21,480 $31,040 51
Management Information Systems and Services 25 93% 93% $16,800 $47,260 25
Marketing 22 94% 94% $25,000 $37,330 22
Mathematics 85 100% 100% Not Reported $57,860 85
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 22 97% 97% $27,500 $29,690 22
Music 82 93% 93% $23,760 $33,990 82
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 73 94% 94% $24,070 $33,990 73
Political Science and Government 50 98% 98% $22,920 $35,270 50
Psychology, General 68 96% 96% $21,500 $32,140 68
Psychology, Other 49 100% 100% $24,070 $32,570 49
Public Administration 45 100% 100% Not Reported $41,940 45
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42 99% 99% $26,000 $63,330 42
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 42 94% 94% $20,500 $27,950 42
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 79 100% 100% $19,640 $38,650 79
Social Work 70 100% 100% $19,500 $34,490 70
Sociology 58 97% 97% $19,080 $33,640 58
Special Education and Teaching 75 100% 100% $26,010 $41,440 75
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 63 99% 99% $22,490 $37,530 63
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 68 98% 98% $22,000 $39,370 68

Salary Scores for Rhode Island College Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70 100% 100% Not Reported $64,490 70
Education, Other 50 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 50
Educational Administration and Supervision 97 100% 100% Not Reported $81,700 97
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 36 90% 90% Not Reported $40,090 36
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 62 100% 100% $49,350 $107,760 62
Social Work 78 98% 98% $33,090 $50,190 78
Special Education and Teaching 78 100% 100% Not Reported $56,230 78
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 23 100% 100% $17,070 $41,570 23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 73 100% 100% Not Reported $54,870 73
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 82 93% 93% Not Reported $60,070 82

Salary Scores for Rhode Island College Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Social Work 48 100% 100% Not Reported $17,620 48

Most Recent Reviews

Mariah Tracy 3/5/2017

With any type of degree you only get out of it, what you put into it. If you don't study and work hard you won't take a lot from a given course. That being said, Rhode Island College provides an excellent opportunity to learn. My advice is to buy your books online. The book store prices are beyond ridiculous. Last time I was in the book store I saw a 3 subject notebook going for $12. I almost wanted to laugh if it wasn't sad enough already. Most of the instructors are great. The parking situation is horrendous... Read More

Damon Campagna 3/5/2017

The Rhode Island College Fine Arts program is one of the greatest in New England, based on an exemplary faculty that is actively showing in the art field, and a brand new, state of the art facility. Zone of the very best values in the area, even for out-of-state students.