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2021 Top Rhode Island Men's Football Schools

4 Colleges
$44,234 Avg Tuition & Fees*
68% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Men's Football in Rhode Island ranking is part of that endeavor.

Our analysis looked at 4 schools in Rhode Island to determine which ones were the best for Men's Football athletes in Rhode Island. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in Rhode Island for Men's Football athletes in Rhode Island

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island

Our analysis found Salve Regina University to be the best school for Men’s Football athletes in Rhode Island in this year’s ranking. Located in Newport, Rhode Island, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 558 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Football team at Salve Regina brought home $287,077 in revenue in a single year.

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#2

Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island

The excellent sports programs at Bryant University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Men’s Football athletes in Rhode Island. Located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 931 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Football team at Bryant took home $4,171,935 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 985 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 90%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. In addition to its Best Colleges for Men’s Football in Rhode Island ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Bryant is ranked #4 for overall quality in Rhode Island.

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#3

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

Out of the 4 schools in Rhode Island that were part of this year’s ranking, Brown University landed the #3 spot on the list. Brown is a private not-for-profit institution located in Providence, Rhode Island. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 2,097 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Football team at Brown took home $3,431,594 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 994 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

Since the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1, those pursuing a bachelor’s degree will have more opportunities to interact with their professors. In addition to its Best Colleges for Men’s Football in Rhode Island ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Brown is ranked #1 for overall quality in Rhode Island.

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#4

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island

The excellent sports programs at University of Rhode Island helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Men’s Football athletes in Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island is a fairly large public school located in Kingston, Rhode Island that handed out 3,624 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

URI brought in $4,682,906 while tallying up $4,667,164 in expenses for its Men’s Football team. Happily, this means that the team turned a profit of $15,742. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 976.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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