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University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island

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Overview

Student Population
17,649
University of Rhode Island overview
Location Kingston, Rhode Island
Online uri.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
University of Rhode Island overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Kingston, Rhode Island, University of Rhode Island is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 23,856 prospective students applied, and 18,013 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,302 enrolled in the school.  14,389 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,260 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $12,922 plus fees of $2,082. URI is ranked 330 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

URI is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Rhode Island within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
University of Rhode Island overview
SAT 1090/1260
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.56
Applications Accepted
75.5% 
University of Rhode Island overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend

Rhode Island Resident Tuition
$12,922
In State Costs for University of Rhode Island
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$2,082
Room and Board $13,352
Budget for Other Expenses$2,446
Total One Year Cost$32,052
Out of State Resident Tuition
$30,496
Out of State Costs for University of Rhode Island
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$2,082
Room and Board $13,352
Budget for Other Expenses$2,446
Total One Year Cost$49,626

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Rhode Island students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 14%
Communication 10%
Health Professions 10%
Social Sciences 9%
Engineering 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217484 IPEDS survey data for University of Rhode Island.

Current students may use the University of Rhode Island GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.