Community College of Rhode Island

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How to Apply

CCRI has an open admissions policy giving applicants an opportunity to pursue higher education. We encourage you to attend an Admissions Information Session to learn more about our college and how we can assist you with your educational goals.

Apply Now for Classes Starting in 2015

  • Spring semester begins in January
  • Summer semesters begin in May and July
  • Fall semester begins in September

NOTE: You may apply online for degree and non-degree programs for spring, summer, and fall semesters. Upon  completion of the online admissions application, you will receive your electronic acceptance message and a formal acceptance letter will be mailed.

Apply online

This is a secure online application.

A $20 nonrefundable application fee is required when completing an application. The online application process requires that you submit your Social Security number as part of the application process.

You will create a login ID and PIN to initiate your application and to return to an incomplete application. However it is advisable to complete the application in one session.

Apply by paper

Download, print, complete and submit with a $20 nonrefundable application fee made payable to Community College of Rhode Island.

Submit it either in person or by mail to the Office of Enrollment Services at any of our four campus locations.  See campus locations  »

Next Steps:

  1. Attend Information Session (recommended)
  2. Transfer credits to CCRI (if applicable)
  3. Apply for financial aid (optional)
  4. Complete ACCUPLACER testing
  5. Attend Freshman Registration
  6. Attend New Student Orientation
  7. Pay tuition and fees

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Last Updated: 12/1/14