University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$15,004

$32,578

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,013
Declined 5,843
Total Received 23,856
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Public

17,724

undergraduate students

3,384

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 21,108
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Large town

University of Rhode Island
45 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI
02881-0806

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
550
75th
630
25th
540
75th
28
25th
22
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,013
Declined 5,843
Total Received 23,856

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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
  • Study skills

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

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • 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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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,835

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,922
Room $8,352
Board $5,000
Additional fees $2,082
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $29,606
Average Financial Aid - $11,835
Total with Avg. Aid $17,771

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,552,802
State $2,736,282
Institutional $81,693,056
Other external $2,740,811
Total $104,722,951

Non-need-based

Federal $45,270
State $22,500
Institutional $8,797,252
Other external $375,704
Total $9,240,726

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing (Crew), rugby, sailing, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian, field hockey, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, swimming, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, football (Non-Tackle), ice hockey, soccer, softball, Ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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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)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations. yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes yes
Applied Economics. yes yes
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other. yes
Aquatic Biology/Limnology. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminology. yes
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes yes
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics. yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
Health/Medical Physics. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Labor and Industrial Relations. yes
Landscape Architecture. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Library and Information Science. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Neuroscience. yes yes
Nursing Science. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Ocean Engineering. yes yes yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
School Psychology. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sports Communication. yes
Statistics, General. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes
Women's Studies. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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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

21,108

total students

41%

in-state

59%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

17,724
students

Female
55%
9,749

Male
45%
7,975

16%

3,384
students

Female
60%
2,033

Male
40%
1,351

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

13,180
students

Female
55%
7,276

Male
45%
5,904

26%

4,544
students

Female
54%
2,473

Male
46%
2,071

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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
10%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

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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
Pakistan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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