Open House | 10:00am – 1:00pm
Where Making Matters
IYRS School of Technology & Trades
449 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840
Prepare for Your Visit to IYRS!
At IYRS, students build beyond ordinary. Building with our hands or through the use of technology is the essence of creativity, productivity, and the human spirit. Pushed to their creative and problem-solving limits, students are encouraged to build with purpose. They learn to build and build to learn – Building for a lifetime a skill set and mindset that surpasses the common toolkit.
IYRS currently offers four accredited programs:
|BOATBUILDING & RESTORATION
|DIGITAL MODELING & FABRICATION
IYRS Fast Facts
⊗ Attracting aspiring craftspeople, makers, and technicians of all ages who love to build, break, create, innovate, and “learn by doing.”
⊗ Student body consists of career changers, individuals recently out of high school, Military Veterans, International students, and everything in between.
⊗ In ‘17-’18, 85% of graduates were employed within six months of graduation.
⊗ Generous scholarships and financial aid available to those who qualify.
⊗ In ‘17-’18, 100% of enrolled students who applied were awarded a scholarship.
⊗ Articulation agreements with numerous Rhode Island colleges & universities.
⊗ Private, non-profit, post-secondary experiential learning school.
⊗ Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
⊗ Three-acre seaside campus in Newport, RI.
⊗ Proudly approved to certify educational benefits for eligible Veterans.