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RI Board of Governors for Higher Education/ RI Higher Education Assistance Authority/

Rhode Island Office of Higher Education Student Loan Authority

301 Promenade Street 560 Jefferson Boulevard

Providence, Rhode Island 02908-5748 Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1304

Phone: (401) 222-6560 Phone: (401) 736-1100

E-mail: Web:


University of Rhode Island Dr. Robert L. Carothers

Kingston, Rhode Island 02881-2020 President

The University of Rhode Island is the state's public, comprehensive university, and is a land grant, sea grant, and urban grant institution, with responsibility for cooperative extension services. It provides instructional programs through the doctoral degree level, and among the three public institutions has the primary responsibility for research.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to David G. Taggart, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid (Phone: 401-874-7100; E-mail:; Web:

Rhode Island College Dr. John Nazarian

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02908-1991 President

RIC is the state's principal urban public institution of higher learning. RIC offers undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and in pre-professional and professional fields. RIC offers graduate programs in the arts and sciences and in the areas of community, public and social service. RIC also offers a Ph.D. program in Education offered jointly with URI. The facultyís first priority is teaching, but this focus is enriched by a strong commitment to research and community service.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Holly Shadoian, Director of Admissions (Phone: 401-456-8236; E-mail:; Web:

Community College of Rhode Island Edward J. Liston

400 East Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1805 President

The Community College of Rhode Island provides an excellent opportunity for students to complete their first two years of college, provides workforce training beyond the high school level, and provides specialized workforce education and training courses for business and industry. CCRI focuses on teaching and student services, provides an avenue for adults to pursue postsecondary education, and is extensively involved with the community.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Joseph P. DiMaria, Dean of Admissions and Records (Phone: 401-825-2285; E-mail:; Web:

Brown University Dr. E. Gordon Gee

79 Waterman Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912-9079 President

Brown University, a member of the Ivy League, offers bachelorís, masterís and doctoral degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, a masterís degree in teaching, plus a Medical Education Program leading to the MD degree.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Michael Goldberger, Director of Admissions (Phone: 401-863-2378; E-mail:; Web:

Bryant College Dr. Ronald Machtley

1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1284 President

Bryant College provides specialized training in business administration. It offers associate, bachelorís, and masterís degree programs, including an MBA.

For admissions information and material, direct inquiries to Victoria J. LaFore, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid (Phone: 800-622-7001; E-mail:; Web:

Johnson & Wales University Dr. John A. Yena

8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-9980 President

Johnson & Wales University concentrates in business, food service, hospitality, teacher education and technology. It offers associate degrees in the arts and sciences, baccalaureate degrees, masterís degrees, and the doctorate in education.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to the appropriate person: Christine McNamara, Business - x2326; Alicia Dwyer, Culinary - x2378: (Phone: 800-342-5598; E-mail:; Web:

New England Institute of Technology Richard I. Gouse

2500 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244 President

New England Tech specializes in the preparation of students for immediate employment in business, high technology industries and the applied trades. The institution grants associate and bachelorís degrees in technical and career fields.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Michael Kwiatkowski, Dean of Admissions (Phone: 401-467-7744; E-mail:; Web:

Providence College Rev. Philip A. Smith, O.P.

River Avenue at Eaton Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001 President

Providence College, a Dominican institution of higher education, awards baccalaureate degrees in the arts and sciences; masterís degrees in business administration, history, education, and religious studies; and a doctorate in history.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Christopher P. Lydon, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid (Phone: 401-865-2535; E-mail:; Web:

Rhode Island School of Design Roger Mandle

2 College Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-2791 President

RISD is a professional arts college offering students the opportunity and environment to foster their development as artists, architects and designers, and offers degrees at the baccalaureate and masterís levels, including a masterís in teaching.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Edward Newhall, Director of Admissions (Phone: 401-454-6300; E-mail:; Web:

Roger Williams University Dr. Anthony J. Santoro

One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921 President

Roger Williams offers career-oriented studies and programs in the liberal arts and sciences. It offers associate and bachelorís degrees, including the bachelorís in architecture and fine arts, the masterís in criminal justice, and the doctorate of law.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to the Admissions Office (Phone: 401-254-3500; Web:

Salve Regina University Sr. Therese Antone, RSM

100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192 President

Salve, a Catholic university, offers associate degrees in justice studies, general studies and management, bachelorís degrees in a variety of arts and sciences; masterís degrees in social service and management fields, and a doctorate in humanities.

For admissions information, direct inquiries to Laura McPhie, Dean of Admissions (Phone: 800-321-7124; E-mail:; Web:

Zion Bible Institute Dr. N. Benjamin Crandall

27 Middle Highway, Barrington, Rhode Island 02806 President

Zion Bible Institute provides academic programs in Bible, theology, professional studies, and general education, as well as extra-curricular experiences for the development of a Christian world-view and a foundation for lifelong learning.

For admissions information, contact Steve Labochi, Director of Admissions (Phone: 401-246-0900; E-mail: