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

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Rhode Island is an above-average public university located in Kingston, Rhode Island in the Providence Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,485 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rhode Island acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Communications. Graduating 69% of students, Rhode Island alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,400.

About

Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue
Kingston, RI 02881
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

University of Rhode Island Rankings

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URI Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1050-1240
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,652 / 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
$11,236 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 125 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 150 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 150 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    77%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,485 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,293
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 95 responses
  • It depends on the person
    33%
  • Friendly and outgoing
    32%
  • Excited to be a Rhody Ram!
    12%
  • Representative of U.S. population
    12%
  • If not in greek or athletics you have no life
    8%
  • Annoying druggie/ alcoholic
    3%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 158 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 213 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 103 responses
  • Great college experience overall
    40%
  • Love-hate relationship
    23%
  • Bored to death
    7%
  • Inconvenient at times
    7%
  • Irritating
    7%
  • Noisy or i only smell pot
    5%
  • Concerned with the right things
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 78 responses

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