Rhode Island School of Design
#475 Overall Influence#84 Desirability Rank

Rhode Island School of Design

Private art and design college in Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island School of Design Rankings

Rhode Island School of Design is a private art and design school in Providence, Rhode Island. It was founded in 1877 and offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs across 19 majors. It is affiliated with Brown University, with which it shares a contiguous campus on College Hill.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,913

Acceptance

24%

Graduation Rate

90%

Median SAT Score

1310

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$49,900

Fees (in-state)

$1,060

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$33,238
30K-48K$36,964
48K-75K$36,695
75K-110K$47,551
110K+$56,260

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$56,400

Employed

84%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2 College St, Providence RI 02903-2784

What is Rhode Island School of Design known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#301 World Rank #157 USA Rank
Education
#436 World Rank #170 USA Rank
Engineering

Other areas of influence

#228 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Computer Science
#258 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Literature
#270 World Rank #194 USA Rank
Communications
#290 World Rank #195 USA Rank
Business
#299 World Rank #164 USA Rank
History
#478 World Rank #207 USA Rank
Anthropology
#646 World Rank #279 USA Rank
Biology
#695 World Rank #503 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#765 World Rank #273 USA Rank
Chemistry
#814 World Rank #464 USA Rank
Social Work
#886 World Rank #538 USA Rank
Nursing
#930 World Rank #357 USA Rank
Philosophy
#994 World Rank #480 USA Rank
Political Science
#1002 World Rank #549 USA Rank
Psychology
#1467 World Rank #604 USA Rank
Medical
#4140 World Rank #1026 USA Rank
Economics

Influential People

Who are Rhode Island School of Design's Most influential alumni?

Rhode Island School of Design's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Literature, and Communications. Rhode Island School of Design’s most academically influential people include James Franco, Dale Chihuly, and Seth MacFarlane.

James Franco
James Franco

American actor, writer, producer, director, and teacher

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Dale Chihuly
Dale Chihuly

Glass sculptor

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Seth MacFarlane
Seth MacFarlane

American producer

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Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey

American contemporary street artist, graphic designer activist and illustrator

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Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant

American film director, producer, photographer and musician

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Jenny Holzer
Jenny Holzer

American conceptual artist

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Kara Walker
Kara Walker

African American artist

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Walt Simonson
Walt Simonson

American cartoonist and comics creator

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Sonny Liew
Sonny Liew

Malaysian comic artist

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Paul Graham
Paul Graham

English programmer, venture capitalist, and essayist

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Brian Chesky
Brian Chesky

American businessman

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David Hanson
David Hanson

American robotics designer and researcher

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