Despite is limited size on the map, Rhode Island’s post high school education structure is quite expansive. The University of Rhode Island is one of three public schools which are under the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. Also residing in Rhode Island is quite a collection of private schools including Brown University, which is part of the prestigious Ivy League. Most of Rhode Island’s private and public colleges offer their coursework via the internet. By featuring the online programs, the schools allow for students to fit their education in their already busy lives.