Rhode Island Colleges and Scholarships

Matching Rhode Island Colleges

Brown University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $52,231 average out-state tuition; $52,231 average in-state tuition

University of Rhode Island

Four or more years; Public; $28,252 average out-state tuition; $12,002 average in-state tuition

Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $31,158 average out-state tuition; $31,158 average in-state tuition

Rhode Island School of Design

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $48,210 average out-state tuition; $48,210 average in-state tuition

Roger Williams University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $30,326 average out-state tuition; $30,326 average in-state tuition

Providence College

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $47,870 average out-state tuition; $47,870 average in-state tuition

Rhode Island College

Four or more years; Public; $20,150 average out-state tuition; $7,637 average in-state tuition

Rhode Island College Scholarships

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New England-China Scholarship Program

New England Board of Higher Education

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New England-China Scholarship Program

New England Board of Higher Education

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Lambarene Schweitzer Fellows Award

Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program

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Lambarene Schweitzer Fellows Award

Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship

NEWH, Inc.

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NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship

NEWH, Inc.

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About

Coordinates: 41°42′N 71°30′W / 41.7°N 71.5°W / 41.7; -71.5

Rhode Island (/roʊd/ (listen)), officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest state in area, the seventh least populous, and is the second most densely populated. It has the longest official name of any state. Rhode Island is bordered by Connecticut to the west, Massachusetts to the north and east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south via Rhode Island Sound and Block Island Sound. It also shares a small maritime border with New York. Providence is the state capital and most populous city in Rhode Island.

On May 4, 1776, the Colony of Rhode Island was the first of the Thirteen Colonies to renounce its allegiance to the British Crown, and it was the fourth among the newly independent states to ratify the Articles of Confederation on February 9, 1778. The state boycotted the 1787 convention which drew up the United States Constitution and initially refused to ratify it; it was the last of the states to do so on May 29, 1790.

Rhode Island's official nickname is "The Ocean State", a reference to the large bays and inlets that amount to about 14 percent of its total area.

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