University of Rhode Island

Address:
, Kingston, RI 02881
Phone:
401-874-1000
Website:
http://www.uri.edu/
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About University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,233
 Graduate3,156
 Total16,389
GenderFemale55%
 Male45%
Student Age% Under 2580%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time82%
 % Part-time18%
Race/Ethnicity% White72.4%
 % Black4.6%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino4.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown13.3%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal19,096
 % Admitted87%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled16%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT96%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT16%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Writing470 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$65
 Graduate Application Fee$65
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,476
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$27,182
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid89%
 % Undergraduates with Loans78%
 % Undergraduates with Grants70%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,854
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,586
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,668
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,300
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,120

Neighborhood Data for the Kingston Area

Median Age19.7
Median Household Income$70,417
Total Population6,342
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total45.7% 54.3%
 Age 0-936.5%63.5%
 Age 10-1733.1%66.9%
 Age 18-2445.8%54.2%
 Age 25-2977.7%22.3%
 Age 30-3948.9%51.1%
 40+58.9%41.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.6%
 % Black6.1%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino7.1%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,854
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,586
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,106
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