University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

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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.

Official website Visit website
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent 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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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/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.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other.
Aquatic Biology/Limnology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
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.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminology.
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
German Language and Literature.
Health and Wellness, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Physics.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial Engineering.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Labor and Industrial Relations.
Landscape Architecture.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Science.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Ocean Engineering.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
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 Administration.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports Communication.
Statistics, General.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.

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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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