University of Rhode Island: Ranking & Review

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Kingston Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 153 440
Top 3%

University of Rhode Island Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate70%68%71%
Applicants21,9098,78413,125
Admissions15,3495,9829,367
Enrolled undergraduates3,1711,3951,776
Enrolled total (including graduate students)18,0897,76810,321

3,752 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

739 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,761
Percent of students submitting SAT scores87%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
565

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores683
Percent of students submitting ACT scores22%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
24

University of Rhode Island Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $29,485 $45,735
Off-campus $28,352 $44,602
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,452 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Rhode Island provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,229 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $12,002 $28,252
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,790 $1,790
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $500 $1,177
Tuition for Full-time graduates $12,706 $25,216
Fees for full-time graduates $1,598 $1,598
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $706 $1,401

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 517 90 164 771
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 417 124 1 542
Engineering 302 53 20 375
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 272 8 280
Social Sciences 240 11 2 253
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 210 37 247
Psychology 211 8 21 240
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 195 9 1 205
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 172 7 179
Education 84 50 9 143
Natural Resources and Conservation 4 95 13 1 113
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 99 6 105
Visual and Performing Arts 95 3 98
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 96 96
English Language and Literature & Letters 77 4 8 89
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 73 6 3 82
Physical Sciences 37 17 13 67
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 30 30 60
History 44 5 49
Mathematics and Statistics 30 7 4 41
Library Science 41 41
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 18 9 27
Architecture and Related Services 15 15
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 14 14
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 5 5
Grand Total43,3435472564,150

A total of 3,347 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Rhode Island.

At the master's and doctor's level 803 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%63%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 52%

General info

Alternative namesURI
Founded1892
MottoHope
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscolumbia blue, dark blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,760
Instructional FTE886
Research FTE21
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uri.edu
AddressGreen Hall, 35 Campus Avenue
Kingston, Rhode Island, 02881
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone4018741000
Fax+1 (401) 874 5523

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