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Salve Regina University
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  • 4 Year
  • NEWPORT, RI

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

100 OCHRE POINT AVENUE
NEWPORT, RI 02840
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Conference
From Salve Regina University

At Salve Regina University, you will experience a transformative, values-based education rooted in the liberal arts tradition. Our 80-acre oceanside campus in historic Newport, Rhode Island offers ample opportunities to achieve academic excellence and nurture your distinct talents.

Our students transform their passions into career paths and pursue academic programs that build an exciting future. With 40+ majors, dozens of minors and eight combined bachelor’s/master’s programs, there are abundant opportunities to chart your own path. Throughout your journey, expert faculty will inspire you to seek new experiences through career exploration, mentorship and experiential learning.

Our supportive campus community fosters positive relationships, fuels enthusiasm and inspires passionate pursuits. Every day, our students nourish their creativity through vibrant student organizations, thoughtful community service, study abroad opportunities and exciting Division III athletics.

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Salve Regina University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
1020-1190
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$35,620 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,684 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 42 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 56 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 56 responses

Majors

75th Anniversary of Salve Regina

academic spotlight

Salve Regina first opened its doors 75 years ago, in September 1947. Throughout our anniversary year, we're sharing our history as a transformative, academic community and showcase how we are fulfilling the mercy promise of giving light to those around us, seeking where we can make an impact, and working for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    73%
  • On Campus
    24%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,084 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
66
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Very friendly
    47%
  • Preppy
    21%
  • Most are friendly
    16%
  • Stuck up
    8%
  • Intelligent
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 50 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 79 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Gorgeous
    36%
  • Small
    26%
  • Community
    14%
  • Charming
    12%
  • Homey
    5%
  • Boring
    2%
  • Close-Knit
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

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