Top Universities in Rhode Island

Brown University is the best ranked school in the US News & World Report rankings of Best National Universities in 2009, placed at Tier 1 with a position of 16th in the country.

The rankings of Brown University:
- It is included in the ranking of nation's top 368 colleges and universities by the Princeton Review. It is rated 2nd in Happiest Students, 7th in Best College Radio Station, 15th in Best College Theater, and 19th in Race/Class.
- 27th in THES ranking of World Top 200 Universities 2008.
- 71st in SJTU Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2008.
- 12th for Best Values in Private Colleges by Kiplinger.com.
- 61st in the NRC Ranking of Top US universities in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

The rankings of the University of Rhode Island:
- 46th in the list of Best Graduate Pharmacy Programs in the US News 2008.
- 15th in a nationwide study of public and private colleges (SmartMoney magazine 2009).

Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit institution with accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, hospitality, culinary arts, technology and education.

Rhode Island School of Design is placed No. 4 (tie with Syracuse University) among the Top 10 Undergraduate Architecture programs by DesignIntelligence 2009.

List of colleges and universities in Rhode Island:
  • Brown University
  • Bryant University
  • Community College of Rhode Island
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Naval War College
  • New England Institute of Technology
  • Providence College
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Roger Williams University
  • Salve Regina University
  • University of Rhode Island