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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 22,113 prospective students applied, and 16,534 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,140 enrolled in the school.  14,321 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,456 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $12,590 plus fees of $1,976. URI is ranked 358 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

URI is rated within the top 39% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
University of Rhode Island overview
SAT 1050/1240
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
74.8% 
University of Rhode Island overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Rhode Island Resident Tuition
$12,590
In State Costs for University of Rhode Island
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,976
Room and Board $12,688
Budget for Other Expenses$2,342
Total One Year Cost$30,846
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,710
Out of State Costs for University of Rhode Island
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,976
Room and Board $12,688
Budget for Other Expenses$2,342
Total One Year Cost$47,966

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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.