Rhode Island Universities
With the number of renowned universities and colleges located in Providence, Rhode Island, it’s evident that Providence is keen on higher education. Here you’ll find such prestigious institutions as Johnson & Wales University, Brown University, University of Rhode Island, Providence College, and Rhode Island College, and Rhode Island School of Design. Brown University is part of the esteemed Ivy League system, and is New England’s third oldest university. University of Rhode Island is known for its nursing program and offers four campuses in Rhode Island. At the private Johnson & Wales University, the International Baking & Pastry Institute is world renowned. The Rhode Island School of Design offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in various artistic disciplines. While the colleges and universities offer a variety of degree programs, many campuses also offer professional development courses, certificate programs, and public programs such as lectures and performing arts.