Photography in Rhode Island

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Rhode Island


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Rhode Island students graduate with degrees in photography. That means an estimated 20 photographers graduate from Rhode Island's 2 photography schools each year.

Top Schools

Rhode Island School of Design, which is located in Providence, is the top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 22nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Rhode Island School of Design graduated 17 students from its photography program. Rhode Island School of Design charged in-state students $38,295 in tuition fees per year.

Providence College, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a photography program. It is located in Providence. 3 students graduated with degree in photography from Providence College in 2010. The tuition rate at Providence College was $39,435 per year.

Cost

Photography schools in Rhode Island, charge students an average tuition of $38,865 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,435 per year, or as little as $38,295 per year. In 2010, the photography schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Rhode Island were:

  1. Providence College - located in Providence, students are charged $39,435 per year
  2. Rhode Island School of Design - located in Providence, students are charged $38,295 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Rhode Island photography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Rhode Island School of Design - located in Providence, students are charged $38,295 per year
  2. Providence College - located in Providence, students are charged $39,435 per year

A photography degree from a Rhode Island school... what next?

A large number of Rhode Island photography graduates become photographers. In 2010, there were 190 photographers working in Rhode Island. The largest populations of Rhode Island photographers are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 250 photographers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 610 photographers will be working in Rhode Island state. This would require the number of photographers to grow by 3%.

Salary

A photographer in Rhode Island makes an average of $42,720 per year. A photographer in the following Rhode Island counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bristol County - $39,070 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Rhode Island statistics regarding a career in photography. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as photography or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Photography in Rhode Island
  • Master's Degree in Photography in Rhode Island

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,276 miles from location Providence College Providence RI 74.6016 19% 4,900
5,274 miles from location Rhode Island School of Design Providence RI 78.3497 46% 2,360
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Rhode Island

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Photographers + 190 $42,720 -17.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are photography related jobs in Rhode Island