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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Rhode Island


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Rhode Island graduates receive degrees in entrepreneurship. In other words, every year an estimated 62 small business professionals graduate from Rhode Island's 2 small business schools.

Top Schools

Brown University, which was ranked 6th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a small business program. It is located in Providence. 61 students graduated with a degree in small business from Brown University in 2010. Brown University charged in-state students $40,820 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a small business program is Bryant University. Bryant University, which was ranked 31st in the country in 2010, is located in Smithfield. In 2010, Bryant University graduated 1 students from its small business program. Bryant University charged in-state students $33,357 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Rhode Island small business school, average tuition will be $37,089 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $33,357 per year to $40,820 per year. In 2010, the following Rhode Island small business schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Brown University - located in Providence, students are charged $40,820 per year
  2. Bryant University - located in Smithfield, students are charged $33,357 per year

The following Rhode Island small business schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Bryant University - located in Smithfield, students are charged $33,357 per year
  2. Brown University - located in Providence, students are charged $40,820 per year

A small business degree from a Rhode Island school... what next?

The largest populations of Rhode Island small business professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 5,650 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Rhode Island will shrink by -1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,430 small business professionals working in Rhode Island.

Salary

small business professionals in Rhode Island earn $126,590 per year on average. On average small business professional earn the most in the following Rhode Island counties:

  1. Bristol County - $119,540 per year

The small business professionals with highest average salaries in Rhode Island were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $126,590 per year

On average, the lowest paid small business professionals in Rhode Island were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $126,590 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Rhode Island statistics regarding a career in entrepreneurship and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or marketing.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Rhode Island

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,274 miles from location Brown University Providence RI 93.5619 54% 8,574
5,282 miles from location Bryant University Smithfield RI 68.7099 32% 3,632
 

Curious what studying Small Business 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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General and Operations Managers + 4,600 $126,590 -32.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are small business related jobs in Rhode Island