Miss Rhode Island USA
Historically, Rhode Island has been comparatively unsuccessful at Miss USA but has been one of the most consistent states since 2000, with four semi-finalist placements and one first runner-up placement. On June 3, 2012, Olivia Culpo won the first Miss USA title for the state of Rhode Island. On December 19, 2012, Olivia Culpo became the first Rhode Islander to win the title of Miss Universe. Olivia Culpo also became the first Triple Crown winner in the history of the Miss Rhode Island USA system.
- Winner: Olivia Culpo (2012)
- 1st runners-up: Danielle Lacourse (2007)
- 2nd runners-up: Gayle White (1973)
- Top 10: Claudia Jordan (1997), Yanaiza Alvarez (2001), Leeann Tingley (2006)
- Top 11/12: Jennifer Aubin (1995), Janet Sutton (2002)
- Top 15: Joan Zeller (1961), Amy Diaz (2008)
1 Age at the time of the Miss Rhode Island USA pageant
- "2004 Mrs America". Retrieved July 9, 2010.