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Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,537 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 34 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Atlantic 10 Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Colonial Athletic Association

  • Football

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $179,592)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $67,932)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 77 112 - -
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 13 13 - Yes
Football 83 - - -
Golf 11 - - -
Rowing - 59 Yes -
Soccer 29 24 - Yes
Softball - 23 - Yes
Swimming and Diving - 34 - -
Tennis - 8 - Yes
Volleyball - 17 Yes Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Equestrian - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Synchronized Swimming - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.1%
Hispanic 5.5%
Non-resident alien 1.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 14.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 70.0%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 7
Liquor Law Violation 2
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 27
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Christian from Bradford, RI
  • 5
  • There is a variety of different buildings and living styles that can accommodate a student of any year. Even if one does not like the living situation they are in…

  • May-09-2012 Read More
  • Kristen from Little Compton, RI
  • 2
  • Unless you're in Barlow or Weldin your freshman year, you'll probably want to transfer schools. Move off campus your sophomore or junior year- or else suffer in dirty, old buildings…

  • Jun-04-2012 Read More
  • Ashley from Bridgewater, MA
  • 4
  • URI has great dorm life. Staying in a dorm freshman year is definitely a must. That is were you meet your friends that you might have until you graduate and…

  • Jun-07-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Dalton from North Smithfield, RI
  • Mar-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Both Butterfield and Hope offer great food choices, with Hope being the more modern dining hall, offering greater options while Butterfield has the classic cafeteria feel.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The food and dining at URI is average. The dining rooms can get pretty busy at peak hours.

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  • 4
  • Sidrat from Derby, CT
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    There are two main dining hall on campus that serve excellent food from hot cooked meals to sandwiches and even a stir fry line. Outside of the two there are many other places to buy food around campus

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  • 4
  • Makenna from Roy, UT
  • Feb-08-2014 I am a current student here

    So many options! Apart from going to the dining hall one can head up to the emporium that has many dining options.

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  • 5
  • Jaclyn from Wallingford, CT
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    With two dining halls, there is always a multitude of food choices. There are busy hours, like all dining halls, but the staff are friendly and the food is pretty decent - buffet style.

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  • 5
  • German from Central Falls, RI
  • Jan-03-2014 I am a current student here

    I think the food is great, always hot and ready for student to eat. Have a lot of chooses and switching the meals on the daily basics. Never will get bored of it.

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  • 4
  • Rachel from CT
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    The two dining halls offer a lot of variety and options for even the pickiest of eaters. There is a stir fry bar, a home-style bar, a burger bar, a deli, and many other options. URI is currently expanding one of its dining halls so that should take care of the long lines that tend to accumulate during the day. The only thing that i wish was different is that you cant bring food outside the dining halls, so every time you are hungry you have to walk over to one.

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  • 5
  • Lauren from Greenville, RI
  • Dec-15-2013 I am a current student here

    The University's dining halls were rated to be one of the best in the country. Every meal plan is unlimited so you can go as many times as you would like within a day. They also offer a large range of variety from sandwiches, burger bars, hot meal lines, pasta bars, as well as cereal, bagels, and other snacks. The menus are posted online so you can look up what they are offering that day and decide what dining hall would best suit you for your dining preferences.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sidrat from Derby, CT
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    URI has a great Greek Life community consisting of many Fraternities and Sororities, many of which that have their own houses on campus

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  • 0
  • Rachel from CT
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very prominent on campus, the fall and spring are filled with pledging activities. The houses are new and students tend to live there for their sophomore through senior year. There are academic sororities and fraternities offered as well for people who think a regular sorority or frat is too much work.

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  • 0
  • Courtney from Pawtucket, RI
  • Jul-28-2013 I am a current student here

    There's a handful of sororities and fraternities on campus, and if you think it might be your style, definitely participate in a rush and learn more about them. The Greek houses on campus are a big step up from the dorms, and it's impossible not to form friendships when you're sharing a house with so many people.

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  • 0
  • Shannon from Wakefield, RI
  • Jul-15-2013 I am a current student here

    I would say about half of the full-time students are involved in greek life. It's not for me, but the kids I know who are involved seem to love it.

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