University of Rhode Island: Ranking & Review

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Kingston
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United States
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World
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1153439
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

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

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

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 Programs51790164771
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4171241542
Engineering3025320375
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2728280
Social Sciences240112253
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences21037247
Psychology211821240
Biological and Biomedical Sciences19591205
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1727179
Education84509143
Natural Resources and Conservation495131113
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics996105
Visual and Performing Arts95398
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences9696
English Language and Literature & Letters774889
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services736382
Physical Sciences37171367
Public Administration and Social Service Professions303060
History44549
Library Science4141
Mathematics and Statistics307441
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies18927
Architecture and Related Services1515
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1414
Philosophy and Religious Studies1313
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities55
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 population5,000
Phone4018741000
Fax+1 (401) 874 5523

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