University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI, USA
3.80 Average Rating

The University of Rhode Island is the state's largest university as well as the land- and sea- grant institution. The main campus is based in Kingston, which, as of 2018, is named to the National Register of Historic Places, and spans 1,200 acres which feature "green" buildings with "vegetative" roofs. URI has 10 colleges and schools that offer more than 80 majors, and a host of research centers and institutes, such as the Rhode Island Food Center at URI. There are three other campuses located at Providence, Narragansett, and West Greenwich.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
44%
Out of State Students
55%
0
100
73%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1077
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
18,098
Total Number of Undergrads
15,092
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
59%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,177
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,128
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,118
0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,526
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Providence
New London
Hartford
Washington
Philadelphia
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$56,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
uri has a nice campus and its easy to walk and get around campus. the underclassmen dorms are pretty small but are definitely livable. the staff in the university college for underclassmen are very helpful.
Hannah from North Attleboro, MA
The atmosphere and the student life are the best parts about the University of Rhode Island. There is a community that thrives here as well as tough manageable academics with a lot of room to grow and achieve.
Christian from Bradford, RI

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