Graduate Admissions

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Thank you for considering a graduate program at Rhode Island College.

Application Process Overview

When your application has been completed, with all the recommendations, transcripts and other required information, the graduate committee in the program will review the application. (This may take 2–4 weeks, depending on the time of the year.) All applicants will receive notification from the Dean of the School when a determination has been made. Please reach out to if you have any questions or see if our additional information can assist you.

Graduate Application FAQs


Apply to the Graduate School at RIC

Graduate applications can be completed online. To begin the process, you will need to sign up for an account with CollegeNET. Once you have an account you will be able to apply and monitor the status of your application.

Program and Aid Information


Graduate Programs and Certificates

Find a program that interests you and hear more about it from one of our graduates.

Financial Aid Building

Financial Aid for Graduate Students

The Office of Student Financial Aid assists graduate students who are unable to meet the cost of financing their education. The office administers a multitude of graduate aid programs.

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Office of Graduate Studies

We support our students, mostly working professionals, as they manage career, family, and graduate school. We offer one of the most affordable master’s degrees in the Northeast, creating pathways to new professional options and career advancement.