Tuition & Fees

$14,566

$31,686

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
41%
500-599
49%
400-499
5%
700-800
6%
600-699
35%
500-599
53%
400-499
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
14%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
6%
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
7%
30-36
13%
24-29
53%
18-23
33%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,113
Declined + 6,671
Total Received 22,784
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Public

14,770

undergraduate students

3,018

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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Location

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 17,788
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
45 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881-0806

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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

 
13 fraternities 16% of male students
 
10 sororities 22% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
41%
500-599
49%
400-499
5%
700-800
6%
600-699
35%
500-599
53%
400-499
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
14%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
6%
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
7%
30-36
13%
24-29
53%
18-23
33%
12-17
1%

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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,113
Declined + 6,671
Total Received 22,784

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
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: 401 874-5783
admission@uri.edu

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,753

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,590
Room $8,010
Board $4,500
Additional fees $1,976
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $28,326
Average Financial Aid - $16,753
Total with Avg. Aid $11,573

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,843,471
State $2,765,135
Institutional $79,471,294
Other external $3,483,332
Total $103,563,232

Non-need-based

Federal $141,937
State $4,275
Institutional $6,865,399
Other external $379,928
Total $7,391,539
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 401 874-5526
F: 401 874-2002
esmail@etal.uri.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Paul Langhammer
Senior Associate Director of Enrollment Services
langhammer@uri.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, cheerleading, crew heavy weight, diving, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, lightweight football, Nordic skiing, rugby, sailing, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, lightweight football, Nordic skiing, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Thorr Bjorn (men's)
Athletic Director
email

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

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
Biological/Environmental 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
Communication Studies
Communicative Disorders
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Cyber Security
Earth/Hydrologic Science
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurial Management
Environmental Biology
Environmental Economics/Management
Environmental Horticulture/Turf Management
Environmental Planning/Design
Environmental Policy/Management
Environmental Science/Management
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences/Natural Resources Science
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics
Film Media
Finance
Fisheries/Animal/Veterinary Science
French
Gender/Women's Studies
General Business Administration
Geology/Geological Oceanography
Geosciences
German
Health Services Administration
Health Studies
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
Italian
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Library/Information Studies
Management Information Systems
Marine Affairs
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Applied Mechanics
Mechanical/Ocean Engineering
Medical Lab Science
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Physics
Medicinal Chemistry
Microbiology
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Dietetics
Nutrition/Food Science
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceuticals/Drug Design
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics/Physical Oceanography
Plant Science
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Remote Sensing/Spatial Analysis
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
Statistics
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Systems
Systems Engineering
TESOL
Textile Apparel/Merchandising
Textiles/Fashion Merchandising/Design
Theatre
Wetland Ecological Science
Wildlife Conservation Biology
Writing/Rhetoric
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

17,788

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

14,770
students

Female
56%
8,319

Male
44%
6,451

17%

3,018
students

Female
59%
1,787

Male
41%
1,231

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

12,477
students

Female
56%
6,926

Male
44%
5,551

16%

2,293
students

Female
61%
1,393

Male
39%
900

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

61%

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

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented China
India
Norway
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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