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Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design

The Rhode Island School of Design is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, Rhode Island. It was founded in 1877. Located at the base of College Hill, the RISD campus is contiguous with the Brown University campus. The two institutions share social, academic, and community resources and offer joint courses. Applicants are required to complete RISD’s infamous three-drawing “hometest”, one of which involves the trademark RISD bicycle drawing.

The school consistently ranks as the number one fine arts college in the United States. It includes about 350 faculty and curators, and 400 staff members. About 1,880 undergraduates and 370 graduate students enroll from all over the United States and 50 other countries. It offers 16 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate majors. RISD is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States. It also maintains over 80,000 works of art in the RISD Museum.

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Rhode Island School of Design Tuition and Fees

Effective as of 09/14/09
In District In State Out of State
FT Undergraduate Tuition $34,665 $34,665 $34,665
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $260 $260 $260
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Tuition $34,665 $34,665 $34,665
FT Graduate Required Fees $260 $260 $260
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $51,200 $51,200 $51,200
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $37,525 $37,525 $37,525
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $37,525 $37,525 $37,525

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