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Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 17,649
Undergraduate 14,904
Graduate 2,745
Men 7,532
Women 10,117

URI Student Population

There are 17,649 students including 14,904 undergraduate and 2,745 graduate students at University of Rhode Island for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 14,389 full-time and 3,260 part-time students with gender distribution of 7,532 male and 10,117 female students. University of Rhode Island is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 3,855 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

University of Rhode Island has a total enrollment of 17,649 with a gender distribution of 42.68% male (7,532 students) and 57.32% female (10,117 students). There are 6,461 male and 8,443 female students in undergraduate school and 1,071 male and 1,674 female students are attending graduate school at University of Rhode Island.
Student Population By Gender
University of Rhode Island
TotalMenWomen
Total17,6497,53210,117
Undergraduate14,9046,4618,443
Graduate2,7451,0711,674
Full-time14,3896,1718,218
Part-time3,2601,3611,899
[Chart] University of Rhode Island 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

University of Rhode Island has 14,389 full-time and 3,260 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 12,712 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 2,192 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 1,677 students are full-time and 1,068 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
University of Rhode Island
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total17,64914,3893,260
Undergraduate14,90412,7122,192
Graduate2,7451,6771,068
Men7,5326,1711,361
Women10,1178,2181,899
[Chart] University of Rhode Island Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At University of Rhode Island, 3,855 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 11,806 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 17,649 students. In undergraduate schools, 13,873 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 1,788 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
University of Rhode Island
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total17,64914,9042,745
Online Exclusively3,8553,078777
In Some Online Classes11,80610,7951,011
Not In Online Classes1,9881,031957
[Chart] University of Rhode Island Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at University of Rhode Island. There are 27 American Indian/Native American, 12,357 White, 883 Black/African American, 597 Asian, 1,713 Hispanic, 12 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 636 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
University of Rhode Island
TotalMenWomen
Total17,6497,53210,117
American Indian/Native American27918
Asian597254343
Black/African American883393490
Hispanic1,713718995
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1239
White12,3575,2857,072
Two More490203287
Race Un-Known1,110433677
[Chart] University of Rhode IslandRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at University of Rhode Island.
Age Distribution
University of Rhode Island
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total17,64914,9042,745
Under 188718710
Age 18-195,9635,9621
Age 20-215,9695,701268
Age 22-242,3171,446871
Age 25-291,118425693
Age 30-34534198336
Age 35-39313124189
Age 40-49358109249
Age 50-6419767130
Over 64918
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] University of Rhode Island 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment