University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

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Tuition & Fees

$14,566

$31,686

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,618
Declined 7,049
Total Received 22,667
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Public

15,092

undergraduate students

3,006

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,098
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: T.F. Green

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Entertainment Committee
  • student radio station
  • Intramural sport clubs
  • Student Alumni Association
  • student newspaper

Top Events

  • First Night
  • Welcome Week
  • Winterfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.53

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,618
Declined 7,049
Total Received 22,667

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,755

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,590
Room & board $8,010
Additional fees $1,976
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $2,100
Total $25,926
Average Financial Aid - $4,755
Total with Avg. Aid $21,171
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

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 Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Ultimate frisbee

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Chemistry
French Language and Literature
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Resource Economics
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neuropharmacology
Neuroscience
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Ocean Engineering
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sports Communication
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

18,098

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

15,092
students

Female
56%
8,513

Male
44%
6,579

17%

3,006
students

Female
60%
1,805

Male
40%
1,201

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

12,615
students

Female
56%
7,011

Male
44%
5,604

17%

2,477
students

Female
61%
1,502

Male
39%
975

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567

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Resume preparation

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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