University of Rhode Island: Statistics

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#152 of 2,496 In the United States
#2 of 12 In Rhode Island
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
26
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
14,904
Graduates
2,745
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.uri.edu

University of Rhode Island Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 76% 71% 78%
Applicants 23,856 9,507 14,349
Admissions 18,013 6,750 11,263
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,279 1,380 1,899
Freshmen enrolled part time 23 9 14

11,806 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,855 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,751 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Rhode Island are 1090-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
411 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Rhode Island are 23-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 12357 (70%)
Hispanic 1713 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 1110 (6%)
Black or African American 883 (5%)
Asian 597 (3%)
Two or more races 490 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 460 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 12 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,871
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $12,922$14,096
Tuition in-state $12,922$14,096
Tuition out-of-state $30,496$27,214
Fee in-district $2,082$1,868
Fee in-state $2,082$1,868
Fee out-of-state $2,082$1,868

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 6,610
Combined charge for room and board $13,352
Room charge $8,352
Meal charge $5,000

University of Rhode Island Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 362
Psychology, General 264 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 204 6
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 162 6
Business Administration and Management, General 60 103
Human Development and Family Studies, General 123 23
Finance, General 120 5
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 122
Pharmacy 121
Mechanical Engineering 101 16 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 110 5
Accounting 86 19
Health and Wellness, General 104
Civil Engineering, General 63 11 2
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 76
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 75
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 73
Criminology 70
Animal Sciences, General 68
Apparel and Textiles, General 60 4
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 61
Political Science and Government, General 57
Chemical Engineering 48 4 3
Mathematics, General 40 9 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33 15 4
English Language and Literature, General 42 1 8
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 46
Public Relations & Image Management 46
Biomedical Sciences, General 45
Spanish Language and Literature 41 4
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 44
History, General 40 3
Elementary Education and Teaching 42
Ocean Engineering 30 11 1
Economics, General 41
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other 39
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 39
Environmental & Natural Resource Economics 38
Public Policy Analysis, General 26 9 3
Nursing Science 34 2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 31 4
Dietetics & Dietitian 35
Education, General 25 8
Library and Information Science 33
Secondary Education and Teaching 33
German Language and Literature 32
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 31
Biological and Physical Sciences 13 15
Industrial Engineering 18 8 2
Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Policy, General 27
Chinese Language and Literature 26
Physical Therapy & Therapist 26
Environmental Science 25
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 24
Social Sciences, Other 23
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 23
French Language and Literature 22
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 22
Anthropology, General 21
Chemistry, General 13 5 3
Computer Engineering, General 21
Public Administration 19
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 18
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 16
International Business & Trade & Commerce 16
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical 13 3
Applied Horticulture & Horticultural Business Services, Other 14
Journalism 14
Sociology, General 14
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 13
Landscape Architecture 13
Music, General 11 1
Philosophy 12
Clinical Psychology 11
International Relations and Affairs 11
Art & Art Studies, General 10
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 10
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 4 6
Statistics, General 10
Women's Studies 9
Biotechnology 8
Business & Commerce, General 3 5
Physics, General 2 1 5
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 8
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 7
Labor and Industrial Relations 7
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 6
Italian Language and Literature 6
Special Education and Teaching, General 6
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture 5
Fine & Studio Arts, General 5
African-American & Black Studies 4
Applied Economics 2 1
Computer Science 3
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 3
Forensic Chemistry 3
Health & Medical Physics 3
Neuroscience 1 2
Nursing Practice 3
School Psychology 3
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 1
Grand Total 3,633 603 243
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 71% 66% 74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 59%

Publications & Citations

Publications
19,884
Citations
791,378

Publication / Citation count by topic

Environmental Science
5,173 / 281,786
Biology
3,793 / 157,208
Medicine
3,484 / 144,676
Chemistry
3,271 / 136,850
Engineering
3,050 / 86,354
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,672 / 91,761
Physics
2,054 / 60,545
Geology
1,671 / 103,326
Psychology
1,623 / 116,106
Computer Science
1,390 / 44,035
Materials Science
1,298 / 35,081
Ecology
1,252 / 74,200
Oceanography
1,073 / 70,292
Business
1,013 / 40,584
Demography
832 / 43,723
Mathematics
768 / 27,384
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
613 / 37,010
Economics
600 / 19,243
Geography and Cartography
561 / 15,015
Biochemistry
535 / 20,338
Environmental Management
496 / 26,231
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
452 / 20,040
Earth science and Geophysics
445 / 23,465
Sociology
436 / 10,054
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
418 / 9,793
Health Science
417 / 17,181
Environmental Chemistry
415 / 25,828
Botany
393 / 20,320
Social Psychology
386 / 38,302
Clinical Psychology
384 / 26,023
Art & Design
369 / 4,020
Child Psychology
364 / 42,456
Public Health
358 / 17,141
Political Science
345 / 3,980
Petrology and Geochemistry
293 / 27,401
Automation and Control engineering
293 / 9,932
Optical Engineering
288 / 5,788
Gerontology
285 / 21,046
Pharmacology
251 / 9,838
Paleontology
250 / 20,775

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 339 7963
1992 370 7997
1993 383 8225
1994 372 8912
1995 380 9771
1996 366 10808
1997 358 11811
1998 366 11652
1999 354 12918
2000 384 14259
2001 368 15370
2002 418 16256
2003 422 19015
2004 443 20462
2005 490 23630
2006 535 26106
2007 625 28198
2008 589 32179
2009 627 34214
2010 672 37506
2011 700 40534
2012 931 46601
2013 815 52112
2014 881 53224
2015 978 54738
2016 900 53178
2017 902 52755
2018 981 51343
2019 1167 58881
2020 1229 70063
2021 1213 76299

University of Rhode Island alumni

  1. Lamar Odom

    Lamar Odom
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Lamar Joseph Odom is an American former professional basketball player. As a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA), he won championships in 2009 and 2010 and was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011.

  2. Michael Flynn

    Michael Flynn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in management science
    Occupations
    businesspersonarmy officerpolitician
    Biography

    Michael Thomas Flynn is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who was the 25th U.S. National Security Advisor for the first 22 days of the Trump administration. He resigned in light of reports that he had lied regarding conversations with Sergey Kislyak. Flynn's military career included a key role in shaping U.S. counterterrorism strategy and dismantling insurgent networks in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, and he was given numerous combat arms, conventional, and special operations senior intelligence assignments. He became the 18th director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in July 2012 until his forced retirement from the military in August 2014. During his tenure he gave a lecture on leadership at the Moscow headquarters of the Russian military intelligence directorate GRU, the first American official to be admitted entry to the headquarters.

  3. Christiane Amanpour

    Christiane Amanpour
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    In 1983 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in journalism
    Occupations
    journalistprogram hostcorrespondentwriter
    Biography

    Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour is a British-Iranian journalist and television host. Amanpour is the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International's nightly interview program Amanpour. She is also the host of Amanpour & Company on PBS.

  4. John King

    John King
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    John King is an American news anchor. He is CNN's chief national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., and is the weekday anchor of its roundtable political discussion program Inside Politics. He formerly anchored State of the Union and John King, USA.

General info

Alternative names URI
Founded 1892
Motto Hope
Colors columbia blue, dark blue, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-June)
Total FTE staff 2,760
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue
Kingston, Rhode Island, 02881
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 4018741000
Fax +1 (401) 874 5523

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