Top Part-time MBA Programs in Rhode Island

By | April 20, 2019

We have found 2 business schools in Rhode Island that offer part-time MBA programs leading to an Master of Business Administration degree. Check the following list to see average GMAT score, acceptance rate and total enrollment for each of Rhode Island MBA universities.

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List of Top MBA Schools in Rhode Island

Rank MBA Schools
1 Bryant University
Acceptance rate: 0.915
Part-time Enrollment: 87
Average GMAT score: 522
Location: Smithfield, RI
2 University of Rhode Island
Acceptance rate: 0.894
Part-time Enrollment: 208
Average GMAT score: 507
Location: Kingston, RI

Part-time MBA Programs in Rhode Island

Population of Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island is home to over 1,050,000 people (the forty-third most populous state in the United States). The average population density in the state is about 388 people per km 2 (2nd place in the USA, only New Jersey is more densely populated).

The largest cities in Rhode Island are the state capital of Providence (more than 180,000 residents, the third most populous city in New England), Warwick (more than 80,000 residents), Cranston (about 80,000 residents), Powtaket (over 70,000 residents) and East – Providence (about 50,000 residents).

An urban agglomeration has formed around Providence in Rhode Island, with a population of more than 1,600,000 people (thirty-seventh place in the list of US metropolitan areas), it also includes settlements in the neighboring state of Massachusetts. In turn, the Providence metropolitan area is often included in a larger urban entity – Greater Boston.

The racial composition of the population of Rhode Island:

  • White – 81.5%
  • Black (African American) – 5.7%
  • Asians – 2.9%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Oceanian – less than 0.1%
  • Other races – 6%
  • Two or more races – 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 12.4%

Rhode Island has a fairly high percentage of Hispanic residents for New England (only neighboring Connecticut has a higher percentage). They are mainly people from Central America (Guatemala, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic) or their descendants.

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of the state of Rhode Island:

  • Italians – 19%
  • Irish – 18.3%
  • English – 12.1%
  • Portuguese – 8.2%
  • French – 8%
  • French Canadians – 6.4%
  • Guatemalans – 4.4%
  • Puerto Ricans – 3.6%
  • Dominicans (immigrants from the Dominican Republic) – 3.5%
  • Chinese – 2.2%

Rhode Island has a higher percentage of ethnic Portuguese in its population than any other state in the United States. The community of emigrants from West African countries (Cabo Verde, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria) is growing rapidly in the state.

The largest population groups in the state of Rhode Island by religion:

  • Christians – about 87%, including:
    • Catholics – about 64%
    • Protestants – about 22%, including:
      • Adherents of the Episcopal Church – about 8%
      • Baptists – about 6%
      • Evangelists – about 4%
    • Jews – about 1.5%
    • Muslims – more than 1%
    • Atheists – about 6%

Rhode Island has a higher percentage of Catholics in the population than anywhere else in the US, only here and in Utah more than half of the state’s residents belong to any one church.