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Tuition & Fees

$12,884

$28,874

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,200
Declined + 6,061
Total Received 21,261
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Public

13,641

undergraduate students

2,972

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3919
ACT 3818

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
55%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
52%
18-23
40%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
14%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
51%
18-23
30%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

University of Rhode Island, founded in 1892, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Environmental and Life Sciences, Human Science and Services, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Its 1,200-acre campus is located in Kingston, 30 miles south of Providence.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,613
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Kingston, RI

1,300-acre campus in Kingston (population: 5,446), 30 miles from Providence.

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881-0806

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 17% of male students
 
10 sororities 22% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
55%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
52%
18-23
40%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
14%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
51%
18-23
30%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,200
Declined + 6,061
Total Received 21,261

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Cynthia Bonn
Dean of Admissions
P: 401 874-7100
F: 401 874-5523
admission@uri.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,884
Room & board $12,300
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,384
Average Financial Aid - $16,530
Total with Avg. Aid $9,854

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,530

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,799,819
State $2,896,689
Institutional $70,041,372
Other external $3,157,688
Total $92,895,568

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,786,462
Other external $237,154
Total $6,023,616

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Colonial Athletic Association Eastern College, Athletic Conferences (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Rams
School colors
light blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African/African-American Studies
Animal Science/Technology
Anthropology
Applied Communications
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Applied Sociology
Aquaculture/Fish Technology
Art
Art History
Art Studio
Behavioral Science
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Institutions
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/Chemical Oceanography
Chemistry/Forensic Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classical Studies
Clinical Psychology
Coastal Marine Policy Management
Coastal Marine Policy Studies
Communication Studies
Communicative Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Dietetics
Earth/Hydrologic Science
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Biology
Environmental Economics/Management
Environmental Horticulture/Turf Management
Environmental Science/Management
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences/Natural Resources Science
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics
Environmental/Natural Resources Economics
Film Media
Finance
Fisheries/Animal/Veterinary Science
French
General Business Administration
Geology/Geological Oceanography
Geosciences
German
Health Services Administration
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
International Business
Italian
Journalism
Kinesiology
Labor Relations/Human Resources
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Library/Information Studies
Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Affairs
Marine Biology
Marketing
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Applied Mechanics
Mechanical/Ocean Engineering
Medical Lab Science
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Physics
Medicinal Chemistry
Microbiology
Music
Music Composition
Music Performance
Nursing
Nutrition/Food Science
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceuticals/Drug Design
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics/Physical Oceanography
Plant Science
Political Science
Production/Operations Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Remote Sensing/Spatial Analysis
Resource Economics/Commerce
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Statistics
Sustainable Systems
Textile Marketing
Textiles/Fashion Merchandising/Design
Theatre
Wetland Ecological Science
Wildlife Conservation Biology
Women's Studies
Writing/Rhetoric
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Undergraduate

82%

13,641
students

Female
54%
7,418

Male
46%
6,223

Graduate

18%

2,972
students

Female
60%
1,769

Male
40%
1,203

undergraduateFull-time

90%

12,293
students

Female
55%
6,682

Male
45%
5,611

undergraduatePart-time

10%

1,348
students

Female
55%
736

Male
45%
612

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Dania Brandford-Calvo
Director, International Education
401 874-2018
brandford@uri.edu

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