State Flag for Universities in Rhode Island Rhode Island Residency Rules

Red Square Means In-State Tuition is Most Difficult Difficulty

How to get in-state at Universities in Rhode Island:

Rhode Island doesn’t have very many colleges being that it’s America’s smallest state and perplexingly, the schools it does have are significantly different when it comes to their interpretations of state law governing in-state status.


Rhode Island Reciprocity Agreements:

Rhode Island is a member state of the Regional Student Program which is a limited regional reciprocity agreement among select Northeastern States. Favorable college tuition rates in nearby states are sometimes possible through reciprocity although many restrictions apply.

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University-Specific Overviews Below:

Below please find links to in-state overviews for select universities in Rhode Island. If your college is not highlighted, then please consider buying a University-Specific Nutshell Report or see all available university-specific in-state overviews.


Popular Universities in Rhode Island:

University of Rhode Island-Kingston


Other Universities in Rhode Island:

Rhode Island College-Providence

Every College in Rhode Island Is Unique

Just as every state has its own in-state regulations, each college in the state has its own interpretations. Learn everything important about how to actually earn in-state tuition at the university in Rhode Island you’re most interested in.

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University-Specific Nutshell Report

Everything important you need to know about actually earning in-state at your university.