The acceptance rate at URI is 76%. It ranks #7 in Rhode Island for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Rhode Island is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 18,013 out of 23,856 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 38 percent (SAT 1090/1260 ACT 23/28). University of Rhode Island typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.56. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The URI application fee is $65 and applications are due by Feb 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Rhode Island. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 92% of students submitted SAT scores and 16% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1180
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Rhode Island?
University of Rhode Island typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. URI ranks #5 in Rhode Island for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into URI?
Admission data indicates that URI regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Rhode Island for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Rhode Island.
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What GPA do you need to get into University of Rhode Island?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into URI. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Rhode Island was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Rhode Island for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.56 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as URI accepts 76% of all applicants.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
Private 4 Year
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||21%||18%|
Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Rhode Island is $65.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Rhode Island and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217484 IPEDS survey data for University of Rhode Island.
92% of students submit their SAT scores to URI. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% of those who apply are granted admission to URI. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1260. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 28. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.