International Students

Study in the United States at CCRI

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We welcome students from around the world. As the largest community college in New England, we invite you to earn your associates degree in higher education. Rhode Island is perfectly located between Boston to the north and New York to the south. At CCRI we produce college graduates who thrive in their careers and help shape their communities.

Definition of an International Student

International students are foreign nationals allowed to study on an F1 non-immigrant temporary visa, to pursue a full time education in the United States. U.S. citizens, permanent residents (Green Card holders), eligible non-immigrant visas holders, refugees, asylees and temporary protected status (TPS) citizen types are excluded from this definition

Here's what you need to know.
  • Application deadlines: May 31 for international students outside the U.S.; June 28 for those in the U.S.
  • We only accept international students for the fall semester, which starts in September.
  • International students pay out-of-state tuition.
  • Financial aid is not available to international students.
  • Full-time enrollment -- a minimum of 12 credits -- is required each semester.
  • CCRI does not have any on-campus housing.
  • International students are not eligible for certificate programs.

Find out more in our Frequently Asked Questions section.

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Contact Information

Rob Giovino

Mailing address for all documents

Rob Giovino
PDSO-International Student Admissions
Community College of Rhode Island
400 East Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886

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Last Updated: 6/17/19