Community College of Rhode Island

Community College of Rhode Island
Community College of Rhode Island
CCRI seal
Established 1964
Type Public
President Ray M DiPasquale
Academic staff 300
Students 17,000
Location

Flagship Campus:
Warwick
, RI, USA
Campuses: Knight Campus (Warwick)
Flanagan Campus (Lincoln)
Liston Campus (Providence)
Newport County Campus (Newport)
Downcity Campus (Providence)


Satellite Campus (Westerly)
Campus Rural, Urban, Suburban
505 acres (2.04 km2)
Colors Green and Grey
Mascot CCRI Knight
Affiliations University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College under the Joint Admissions Agreement (JAA)
Website www.ccri.edu

The Community College of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as "CCRI", is the only community college in Rhode Island. It was founded as Rhode Island Junior College, "RIJC", in 1964 with 325 students studying on the former Knight Estate. Today CCRI consists of six campuses and enrolls over 16,000 students across the state. CCRI is currently the largest community college in New England. The college offers the following degrees:

  • Associate in Arts (A.A.)
  • Associate in Science (A.S.)
  • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies (A.A.S.-T.S.)
  • Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.)

Several one-year certificates are also awarded.

Campuses
The front side of the Knight Campus in Warwick. The Knight campus was the first permanent building (followed by three additional campus and 2 satellite locations). Designed in Brutalist the Knight Campus opened in 1972
  • Knight Campus (Warwick)
  • Flanagan Campus (Lincoln)
  • Liston Campus (Providence)
  • Newport County Campus (Newport)
  • Downcity Campus-Shephard Building (Providence)
  • Satellite Campus-Westerly High School (Westerly)

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