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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend URI.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at URI. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend URI and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
Estimate your cost to attend URI in a few simple steps.
Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at URI.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at URI – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at URI and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at URI finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at URI.
The University of Rhode Island is truly a special place. We are a medium-sized university with approximately 13,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students. We are a Land, Sea, and Urban Grant public research university. What does that mean for you? Our status as a major research center provides you with opportunities to work closely with professors who are national experts. They offer you numerous hands-on learning experiences. We are pioneers in interdisciplinary studies and encourage you to enhance your education through internships, double majors, and study abroad. We also have a dedicated advising college to help you navigate your way and stay on track to meet your goals.
At URI, we've always had to think bigger than ourselves. Our world is in need of a constant flow of big ideas to solve the problems of the planet and its people, and URI is prepared to help. Beyond being an incredibly beautiful place, we do important research at URI. From textile design, to ocean science, to pharmacology, to sustainable fuels for the future. To inspire new ideas and spark innovation, we've even reinvented the very way we teach. We take learning beyond the traditional classroom and even create new majors in response to the world's evolving needs, mixing language, sciences, and other disciplines to develop international programs in business, engineering, pharmacy, and more. URI is perfectly positioned to be a creative problem solver and blessed with natural resources that inspire you and our faculty to innovate and discover daily. No matter what you study at URI, from performance arts to pharmacy, languages and engineering, nursing, textile design, psychology, or environmental science, you'll be prepared to make your mark on the world.
The University of Rhode Island community contains a wide diversity of departments and offices that provide services and programs to assist students in and out of the classroom. From new student orientation to career services, programs are designed to assist you with making the most of your academic career. But Student Success extends beyond the classroom, and many of our offices focus on providing you with opportunities to participate in co-curricular activities and other aspects of campus life. Look at the links to our campus website for a taste of the URI experience.