Newman Hall, 14 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881-0806 401-874-7100
About University of Rhode Island
  • Year of Foundation 1892
  • Size of Campus 1300 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 11,546
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56% 44% 39%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $9,014 In state,$25,720 Out of state
  • Room and Board $10,854
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $65
  • Enrollment No. 12,520
The University of Rhode Island (URI) is the principal public research university in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its main campus is located in Kingston. Additional campuses include the Feinstein Campus in Providence, the Narragansett Bay Campus in Narragansett, and the W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich. URI currently enrolls 14,546 undergraduate and 4,549 graduate students. It is a land grant, sea grant, and urban grant institution. US News and World Report classifies URI as a tier 1 national university, ranking it 160th overall.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Midnight Madness, Dance Till Dawn, Greek Week, Springfest, First Night, Orientation, Welcome Week, Winterfest
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies Accounting - BETA ALPHA PSI, Business - BETA GAMMA SIGMA, Business Education - DELTA PI EPSILON, Civil Engineering National Honor Society - CHI EPSILON, Clinical Lab. Science - LAMBDA TAU , Communications Studies - Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society -BET
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 9
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Newman Club Catholic Student Organization, Hillel, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Brazillian Cape Verdean (BCV) Capoeira, Cape Verdean Student Assocation, Cultural Italian American Organization, French Club, Hillel, Students Organized Against Racism, Teatro Latino Estundiantil
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (80), Providence (25)
  • Distance to nearest train South Kingstown (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Providence (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 3%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 36
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 12%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 37%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (81%), women's dorms (2%), sorority housing (8%), fraternity housing (4%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (3%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 90%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 17%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,872
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 8,664
  • Number Of Microforms 1,688,237
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 2,500
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,237,735
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 600
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities village