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Why Choose CCRI?

Successful

Successful

We set high academic standards in our 90+ programs to prepare our students to graduate and either transfer to a four-year college or begin a career in a high-demand field.

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Local

Local

Of the nearly 20,000 students enrolled at CCRI annually, over 95% are Rhode Island residents. With locations in Warwick, Providence, Lincoln, and Newport, and classes offered at the Westerly Education Center, you’re never far from a CCRI campus.

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Affordable

Affordable

As part of our mission to provide affordable, open access to higher education, CCRI has the lowest college tuition in the state at 55-70% tuition savings compared to RIC and URI.

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Your Future Starts Now

CCRI is the largest community college in New England and the largest public education institution in our state. Every year, nearly 20,000 students enroll at CCRI, taking classes across our four campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence, and Newport, at the education center in Westerly, and online through distance learning.

We offer the lowest tuition in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

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90+

degree and certificate programs to start your journey to a four-year university or a career in a high-demand field.

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70+

transfer agreements with four-year universities including URI, RIC, Johnson and Wales, PC, Bryant, Emerson, and more.

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28 Clubs

With more than 28 student clubs and our thriving athletics programs, you’re sure to find your fit.

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Over 13 Athletic Programs

Our department of athletics, its student-athletes, coaches and support staff represent some of the best of what the college has to offer.

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7 Academic and Career Paths

Choose a streamlined pathway that’ll lead you to a rewarding career or prepare you to transfer and earn your bachelor’s degree.

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4 Campuses

Whether you live in Westerly or Woonsocket, you’re never far from a CCRI campus.

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CCRI News

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Staying the course

Despite battling Crohn’s disease and raising a small child at home, Riverside's Keri Giacomini returns to CCRI after nearly two decades to follow her passion for helping others through social work.

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All in a day's work

As a first-year Rhode Island Promise scholar and future student-athlete on CCRI's women's basketball team, Cranston's Talia Thibodeau has made a seamless transition to remote learning this semester.

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Within their scope

Through a partnership with the University of Toledo, students in professor Heather Townsend’s microbiology class experienced a unique opportunity to control a multi-million-dollar microscope remotely.

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Roll with the changes

Unable to perform in front of live audiences, the CCRI Players launch their 2020-21 theater season amidst a new set of guidelines – and challenges – beginning October 15 with Fool for Love.

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A lively experiment

Faculty members in various science departments launched an initiative to purchase at-home lab kits as temporary replacements for in-person labs for students taking courses in both summer sessions.

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Making the grade

Forty-five student-athletes at CCRI qualified for the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for posting a 3.0 GPA with 34 of them also earning NJCAA Region XXI academic honors with a GPA of 3.20 or higher.

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Second-chance initiative

CCRI is one of 67 colleges nationwide included in the expansion of the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative to provide need-based Pell grants to people in state and federal prisons.

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Choose Your Path

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Success Made Here

Andrew Lee

Leaders. Made here.

Andrew Lee

A Promise Plus scholar, Joint Admissions Agreement (JAA) student and member of College Leadership Rhode Island, Andrew Lee's goal-oriented approach makes him the perfect fit as Student Government President.

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Jacob Travis

Heroes. Made here.

Jacob Travis

Life after the military was a struggle at first for Cranston, RI, native Jacob Travis, but after healing from within, the former U.S. Marine enrolled at CCRI with a mission to help others rediscover their sense of purpose and pursue their education.

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Davila Jackley

Professionals. Made Here.

Davila Jackley

A natural-born leader, Davila Jackley found her purpose through her passion for helping others, becoming the voice of CCRI's Liston Campus and an advocate for students who need an outlet to put their motivation to use.

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CCRI Campuses

Warwick Campus

Knight Campus

  • 400 East Ave.
  • Warwick, RI 02886
  • 401 825-1000
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Warwick Campus

Flanagan Campus

  • 1762 Louisquisset Pike
  • Lincoln, RI 02865
  • 401-333-7000
Directions
Warwick Campus

Liston Campus

  • One Hilton St.
  • Providence, RI 02905
  • 401-455-6000
Directions
Warwick Campus

Newport County Campus

  • One John H. Chafee Blvd.
  • Newport, RI 02840
  • 401-851-1600
Directions
Warwick Campus

Satellite Campus

  • Westerly Education Center
  • 23 Friendship Street
  • Westerly, RI 02891
Directions