Rhode Island School of Design Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Rhode Island School of Design is 9:1, and the school has 76.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Rhode Island School of Design include: Illustration; Architecture; Industrial and Product Design; Graphic Design; and Painting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 94.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Illustration 18%
Architecture 13%
Industrial and Product Design 13%
Graphic Design 12%
Painting 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 70%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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