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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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All Rhode Islanders coming right out of high school are eligible to pursue associate degrees at CCRI tuition-free through Rhode Island Promise.

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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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Spring 2022 Dean's List

Students enrolled in a degree program who have completed 12 credits with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher each semester with no grade lower than “C” are eligible for the Dean's List.

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Mission accomplished

From the festive, well-decorated graduation caps to the sounds of Pomp and Circumstance filling the arena, CCRI returned to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center for its first in-person commencement since 2019.

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Relentless drive

Despite a long battle with COVID with pregnant with her second child, Providence's Christine Williams – a mother, student, and entrepreneur – never gave up on finishing her degree at CCRI.

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The prototype

At first glance, 60-year-old Ryk McIntyre might not seem like the typical CCRI student, but the Fine Arts major encapsulates the spirit of the Class of 2022 as this year's commencement speaker.

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Million-dollar dream

CCRI is one of 10 finalists in Lumina Foundation’s TheMillion Dollar Community College Challenge, which will award $1.9 million to amplify marketing at America’s community colleges.

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From passion to purpose

Ilyus Evander (they/them), a transfeminine student from Providence, is studying Technical Theater at CCRI and recently released their second poetry book exploring family relationships through dreams.

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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
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Warwick Campus

Satellite Campus

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