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State Quick Facts: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
The Shepard Building
80 Washington Street, Suite 524
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Telephone: 401-456-6000
Agency E-mail: smaurano@ribghe.org
www.ribghe.org



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
1,051
College-aged (18-25):
61
White:
874
Black:
57
Hispanic:
122
Asian:
30
Native American:
5
Male:
507
Female:
544
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
14
Public:
3
4-year:
2
2-year:
1
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
10


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
82,900
Public (Fall 06):
40,374

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

40,747
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
71,175
Graduate (Fall 06):
9,051
First Professional (Fall 06):
1,508
White (Fall 07):
64,806
Black (Fall 07):
4,979
Hispanic (Fall 07):
5,991
Asian (Fall 07):
3,697
Native American (Fall 07):
394
Alien (Fall 07):
3,033
Male (Fall 06):
35,809
Female (Fall 06):
45,925
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
16,914
Associates:
3,692
Bachelor:
10,265
Graduate:
2,957
White:
11,621
Black:
716
Hispanic:
773
Asian:
625
Native American:
56
Alien:
904
Other (not incl. above)
2,219
Male:
7,566
Female:
9,348

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$183,394
  Selected State Reports:
Statistical Briefs
Higher Education Facts

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

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