Top Rated Rhode Island Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Rhode Island for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Rhode Island as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the best public college in Rhode Island is University of Rhode Island. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

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University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 17,777enrollment
  • $19,652net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Rhode Island College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 7,766enrollment
  • $9,572net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 880-1080SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA