RISD’s Student Financial Services Office (SFS) is committed to working with students and parents to reach the shared goal of preparing and educating creative individuals who aspire to make a meaningful contribution to our world.

Our dedicated staff works to help students and their families seek, obtain and make the best use of all resources available to help finance the costs of attending RISD.

By providing student aid through grants, loans, work study programs and scholarships, RISD helps make it possible for qualified students with limited personal financial resources to attend and benefit from the extraordinary education offered here.

Explore Your Options

Learn about options that will help you afford your RISD education.

Student Accounts Center

The Student Accounts Center allows you and shared account users to view real-time account activity 24/7.

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Tuition + Fees

To learn more about 2017/18 tuition, fees and other costs visit our Tuition + Fees page

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Aid Deadlines

First-year (Freshmen)
Early Decision:
November 15

Regular Deadline:
February 15

Transfer Students
March 15

Graduate Students
February 15

All Returning Students
May 1

Student Accounts Important Dates

Fall Due Date
August 15

Spring Health Insurance Waiver Deadline
March 1

Spring Due Date 
January 15

Contact Information

Two College Street
Providence, RI 02903-2784

Financial Aid
phone: 401 454-6661
fax: 401 454-6412

Student Accounts
phone: 401 454-6445
fax: 401 454-6412


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