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University of Rhode Island
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  • 4 Year
  • KINGSTON, RI

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  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 12,791 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rhode Island acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Communications. Graduating 70% of students, Rhode Island alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,400.

About

GREEN HALL, 35 CAMPUS AVENUE
KINGSTON, RI 02881
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

University of Rhode Island Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

URI Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1090-1290
ACT Range
25-30
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
$20,496 / 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
$12,949 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 125 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 159 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 159 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    36%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,791 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,953
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 104 responses
  • It depends on the person
    34%
  • Friendly and outgoing
    31%
  • Excited to be a Rhody Ram!
    11%
  • Representative of U.S. population
    11%
  • If not in greek or athletics you have no life
    10%
  • 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. 167 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 222 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 111 responses
  • Great college experience overall
    40%
  • Love-hate relationship
    25%
  • Irritating
    7%
  • Bored to death
    6%
  • Inconvenient at times
    6%
  • 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
70%
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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