Rhode Island Engineering Schools

Engineering Programs in Rhode Island
Did You Know?
Rhode Island's cheapest Engineering Program is located at Community College of Rhode Island, and costs
$3,950 annually.
More students applied to Brown University's Engineering Program than any other school in Rhode Island, with
28,742 total applicants.
Statewide School Information
Engineering Schools in Rhode Island:
8
Undergraduate Engineering Programs:
7
Graduate Engineering Programs:
5
Schools With On-Campus Housing:
4
Average Classroom Size:
16 Students
Largest Engineering School:
Community College of Rhode Island
(24,616 Students)

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the United States, but it has cultural, historical, and economic importance to the rest of the country.

Part of the New England region, Rhode Island serves as the primary home to many health service companies, making health services the major economic sector of the state. Tourism is also important in Rhode Island, as well as manufacturing.

The capital and largest city, Providence, is home to Rhode Island's college and arts scene.

Engineering Education in Rhode Island

Engineering is split into different industries. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) divides engineering into fields like civil engineering, mining engineering, electrical engineering, or materials engineering for the many different industries with engineering professions.

Students in Rhode Island can attend the Community College of Rhode Island or the New England Institute of Technology to enroll in certification or associate's programs in engineering.

There are six colleges and universities that offer engineering programs for undergraduates. One university is Brown University, one of the eight Ivy League schools in the country. The University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College are the two public schools with engineering undergraduate programs.

In addition, students can attend the private colleges of Providence College, Roger Williams University, or Johnson & Wales University for undergraduate engineering degrees.

Brown University, Rhode Island College, and the University of Rhode Island offer graduate programs in engineering.

Outlook for Engineering Jobs in Rhode Island

The BLS states that there are a total of 7,380 engineers in Rhode Island who earn an average annual salary of $81,730. However, different industries pay their engineers more or less than the state average. For example, the BLS states that there are 400 electrical engineers in Rhode Island who make an average annual salary of $92,660.

In contrast, the BLS states that there are 70 materials engineers who earn an average annual salary of $82,400. Another example includes civil engineers, who earn an average annual salary of $86,440 with 570 workers employed.

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Engineering Schools in Rhode Island
School Information
• Providence
, RI
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
54%
45%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Biomedical Engineering
School Information
• Warwick
, RI
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
School Information
• Newport
, RI
• Private
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
16%
83%
Associate
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Providence
, RI
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
59%
40%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
School Information
• East Greenwich
, RI
• Private
College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Bachelor
Architectural Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Bristol
, RI
• Private
College
• Suburban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
46%
53%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Environmental Engineering
School Information
• Kingston
, RI
• Public
College
• Suburban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
55%
44%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Audio Engineering
Marine Engineering
Mechanical Engineering