Learn, lead, make a difference
Since its founding Sisters of Mercy welcomed the first class in 1947, Salve Regina University has grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward its mission to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Salve Regina is committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of its bright and curious students.
Exceptional academic offerings founded in the liberal arts tradition prepare graduates to make their unique contribution to the world. With 40+ majors, dozens of minors and eight combined bachelor's/master's programs, undergraduate students have ample opportunities to chart their own path. Throughout their journey, expert faculty inspire students to seek new experiences through career exploration, mentorship, and experiential learning.
Salve Regina’s supportive community fosters positive relationships, fuels enthusiasm, and inspires passionate pursuits. Every day, students nourish their creativity through lively student organizations, thoughtful community service, study abroad opportunities, and exciting Division III athletics. With 70 student organizations and 20 varsity sports teams on campus, there are opportunities for everyone to lead, grow, and explore.
Located in historic Newport, Rhode Island, Salve Regina’s distinctive campus features an excellent mix of urban conveniences alongside stunning coastal scenery. From historically significant buildings to events that encourage peer collaboration, campus housing allows students to experience this tight-knit community.
Salve Regina’s vibrant campus offers endless possibilities through an extraordinary academic experience. See where the world will take you at Salve Regina.