Community College of Rhode Island offers an affordable method for starting your academic career in the United States. Tuition is under $5000 a semester for out-of-state students. The school offers small class sizes which allow students who are not familiar with academic life in the United States the resources they need to ask and learn about the academic expectations of the college life in our country. Most of the students at the college are from the east coast and in total there are currently less than 50 international students at the school. The college is looking to expand its international student body so now is the perfect time to apply.The college does not require SAT scores when applying for admission. Once accepted it is required that you complete the ACCUPLACER Writing, Reading and Math placement tests. Community College of Rhode Island is the perfect place to start if you are looking to lower the cost needed to obtain a degree in the United States. The school can also be used as a spring board to prepare for the rigors of a four year degree program at another university.