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Human Resource Management Schools in Rhode Island

In 2020-2021, 146 students earned their HR degrees in RI.

A Human Resource Management major is the 11th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Rhode Island

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 71
Bachelor’s Degree 40
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 1
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 1

Gender Distribution

In Rhode Island, a HR major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 15.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.9%
  • White: 60.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.8%
  • Other Races: 5.5%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 4,460 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Rhode Island

HR grads earn an average of $75,800 in the state and $70,730 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Rhode Island that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,152 Total Students

An average student at JWU Online will pay a net price of $18,929. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. 100% of the teachers are full time.


Bryant University

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
3,674 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $70,109 a year. An average student at Bryant will pay a net price of $40,533. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,676 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. An average student at JWU Providence will pay a net price of $28,582. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
17,649 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. A typical student attending URI will pay a net price of $18,638.


Providence College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
4,821 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $38,338. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Human Resource Management Careers in RI

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Training and Development Specialists 12% $72,170
Human Resources Managers 9% $143,910
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 8% $68,980
Human Resources Specialists 7% $68,980
Compensation and Benefits Managers 0% $0
Training and Development Managers 0% $135,510
Labor Relations Specialists -10% $72,740

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to HR.

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Business Administration & Management 1,287
Finance & Financial Management 680
Accounting 569
Marketing 561
Hospitality Management 280
Entrepreneurial Studies 147
Business & Commerce 136
International Business 119

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