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Study at Community College of Rhode Island

The Community College of Rhode Island, or CCRI, is located in Rhode Island. It was originally founded as Rhode Island Junior College or RIJC in 1964, with 325 students. Later, it evolved into a full time degree college, comprising six campuses and was renamed as Community College of Rhode Island. It enrolls more than 16, 000 students each term.

CCRI is one of the largest community colleges in New England and it offers a variety of degrees in different fields of study. The college has six campuses:

  • Downcity Campus-Shephard Building (Providence)
  • Flanagan Campus (Lincoln)
  • Knight Campus (Warwick)
  • Liston Campus (Providence)
  • Newport County Campus (Newport)
  • Satellite Campus-Westerly High School (Westerly)
The official mascot of CCRI is the CCRI Knight. The athletes of the college are nicknamed the Knights and the women athletes are known as Lady Knights.

Profile of Community College of Rhode Island

Students attend Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick, RI, a small city. The school is a public institution. Community College of Rhode Island degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Community College of Rhode Island Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.


Community College of Rhode Island has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 16, 811 students at the school .

Community College of Rhode Island Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts349general studies, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, urban studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine291registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology144radiographer, dental hygienist, phlebotomy, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, dental assistant, medical lab tech, histologic tech, . . .
Business and Management126business, accounting, business management, marketing, banking, entrepreneurship, customer service management, fashion merchandising, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement93criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Education and Teaching63kindergarten/preschool teaching, special ed, Education
Computer Science and Engineering38computer networking, computer applications programming, computer and info science, computer support
Engineering Technician36computer engineering tech, engineering technician, mechanical engineering tech, computer systems tech, telecommunications tech, electronics tech, computer hardware tech, instrumentation tech, . . .
Law34legal assistant, legal secretary, legal support
Therapy and Counselling28massage therapy, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse Counselling, mental health Counselling
Medical administration27medical secretary, health and medical administrative, medical transcription
office and Administration20general office occupations, administrative assistant, word processing, executive secretary
Art Studies18art studies
Family and Social Work13social work, child care provider, adult development and aging
Engineering11engineering, manufacturing engineering
Medicine7public health courses
Hospitality6tourism promotion
Science and Laboratory Technician4chemical tech
Science4biological and physical sciences, biotechnology
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate, construction management
Music3music, jazz
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1occupational therapist assistant
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design, drama

Contact: Community College of Rhode Island

Community College of Rhode Island

400 East Ave

Warwick, RI 02886-1807

General Phone: (401) 825-1000


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