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University of Rhode Island Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$26,362 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,128 tuition
$12,278 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,756 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,352 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,118 tuition
$12,278 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,756 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$8,728 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
26% get federal aid ($4,177 avg)
28% get state aid ($676 avg)
79% get institn'l aid ($8,728 avg)
80% get loans ($6,382 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.16% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.02% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,246 79%
Federal Grant Aid $4,177 26%
Pell Grants $4,156 26%
Other Federal Grants $1,764 0%
Institution Grant Aid $8,728 79%
State Grant Aid $676 28%
Student Loans $6,382 80%
Federal Loans $5,572 80%
Other Loans $13,837 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of Rhode Island offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
218 Chafee Hall
Kingston, RI 02881
(401) 874-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $464
Out of State $1,130


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Sean from North Providence, RI
  • Jun-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Cheap if you live in state, if not and you aren't majoring in engineering/marine science/marine affairs/environmental science, you'll find better.

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  • Jennifer from Boston, MA
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are in-state it is a steal, and if you are from New England there are regional tuition majors which I encourage anyone to look into. I myself am studying Ocean Engineering. Even if you are out-of-state they really do try to meet your need. I know I am receiving a quality education.

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