University of Rhode Island

Acceptance Rate 75 %
SAT Average 1,145
Tuition & Fees $32,578
Student Population 17,777
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,243

Academic Overview

University of Rhode Island Campus, Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Kingston, Rhode Island. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $15,004 for Rhode Island residents and $32,578 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 17,777 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 75% and the graduation rate is 69% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Rhode Island varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $58,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Rhode Island are $15,004 for Rhode Island residents and $32,578 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $15,964 for in-state students and $29,082 for out-of-state students.
University of Rhode Island 2021 Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at URI. The acceptance rate of URI is 75% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19%. The average graduation rate is 69% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,243 and 71% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,777 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Rhode Island is 75 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Rhode Island is 69 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Rhode Island is 83 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Rhode Island is 17,777
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Rhode Island is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,243 at University of Rhode Island.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

URI offers 187 major programs through online and on-site education where 6 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate10
Bachelor's Degree821
Post Bachelor's Degree163
Master's Degree562
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship280
Doctor's degree - professional practice10
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Rhode Island offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,984)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,500)

Veterans Benefits

University of Rhode Island has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges