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University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island

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Overview

Student Population
17,777
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
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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 22,782 prospective students applied, and 15,829 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,058 enrolled in the school.  14,321 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,456 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $12,248 plus fees of $1,890. URI is ranked 353 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

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

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Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1070/1240
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
69.5% 
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Rhode Island Resident Tuition
$12,248
In State Costs for University of Rhode Island
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,890
Room and Board $12,528
Budget for Other Expenses$2,435
Total One Year Cost$30,351
Out of State Resident Tuition
$28,972
Out of State Costs for University of Rhode Island
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,890
Room and Board $12,528
Budget for Other Expenses$2,435
Total One Year Cost$47,075

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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.