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University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

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Overview

University of Rhode Island is a University institution located in Kingston, RI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Undergraduate Admission Office, Newman Hall
14 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI  02881
United States
Contact Ms. Joanne Lynch
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Email: lynch@uri.edu
Phone: 401-874-7110
Fax: 401-874-5523

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticultural Business Services, Other Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Neurobiology And Anatomy Checkmark
Neuropharmacology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Apparel And Accessories Marketing Operations Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Non-profit/public/organizational Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Ocean Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resource Economics Checkmark
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Physics, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25,105
Applied
19,196
Accepted
13,928
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

15,452
Females Applied
12,260
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,653
Males Applied
6,936
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.58
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Other requirements: List of senior courses

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 31st
Out of state Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 27th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 550 650
SAT Math 586 540 640
ACT Composite 25 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,250
In-state
31,272
Out-of-state
13,250
In-district
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Fees

2,082
Full-time student fees
13,268
Room & board
8,518
Room only

Financial Aid

14,745
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,618
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,101
Avg. Loan Aid
5,812
Avg. Grant Aid
11,262
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,928
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.61%
Black or African American 4.84%
White or Caucasian 74.54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.23%
Other 2.16%

Gender

Male (43.29%)
Female (56.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
First Night, Welcome Week and Winterfest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Student Entertainment Committee, student radio station, Intramural sport clubs, Student Alumni Association and student newspaper

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rowing No No Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No
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