Business Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there are 12 accredited schools where business classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Rhode Island's business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in business includes business training at the following levels:

  • Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Business
  • Bachelors degree in Business
  • Masters degree in Business
  • PhD degree in Business


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bryant University

    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. New England Institute of Technology

    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Sawyer School

    101 Main St, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Lincoln Technical Institute in Lincoln

    622 George Washington Hwy, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Business Employment

Rhode Island 15,620
National 4,698,490

Of all of the business professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Business professionals In Rhode Island

17,760 17,410 16,890 15,740 15,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, the field of business is shrinking. In 2010 there were 2,140 less business professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Business VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$88,490 $93,767 $95,761 $97,728 $101,381
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by business professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. In 2006 business professionals made a mean salary of $88,490 per year, and in 2010 they made $101,381 per year.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 13% growth in business professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 109% pay differential between the highest paid business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of business in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Forensic Accounting
Hotel Management
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Public Relations
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business
Sports Management
Supply Chain Management

In Rhode Island, business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited business schools in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006, 2,493 students graduated from business courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 3,360 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of business school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 35%. 57% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in business.

Business Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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