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University of Rhode Island

14 Upper College Road
Kingston, Rhode Island
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Main Phone Number: 401-874-1000
Fax: 401-874-5523
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The University of Rhode Island is a small, beautiful place and a major research center. URI offers nearly 80 majors, including unique, interdisciplinary, and international programs. We also offer merit scholarships to international students. In addition to the 1,200 acre Kingston campus, there is a 200-acre Bay Campus and a non-residential campus in the heart of downtown Providence. URI has 13,000 undergraduate students from 44 US states and territories and 41 countries, with a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. URI is accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC); College of Business Administration: AACSB, International; Engineering programs: ABET, Inc.; Pharmacy: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE); The Child Development Center: National Association for the Education of Young Children; The School of Education: National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE); The International Engineering Program: Recognized by the US Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) as the first program of its kind in the nation; URI is a consortia member of the College Consortium for International Study and the Council for International Educational Exchange. URI has 30 Honor Societies as well as an Honors Program that offers opportunities that broaden and enhance the educational experience; International Honors Colloquium; Purposely designed honors classes; Specially selected faculty; Upper-class apartment style housing; Individualized study and funded research opportunities; Honors distinction at graduation. Honors students have won prestigious scholarships including the Morris K. Udall Scholarship, Phi Metcalf Scholarship, NSF Graduate Fellowship, Fulbright Scholarship, and Truman and Goldwater Scholarships.
  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2011
    • Tuition: 27,262
    • Room and Board: 11,306
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 13,000
    • First Years: 3,000
    • Graduate Enrollment: 3,000
  • Application Requirements

    • Fall Application Deadline: February 1
    • Application Fee: 65
    • Application Website:
    • Tests Required for International Students: optional SAT and TOEFL
    • Other Tests Accepted: IELTS
  • College Information

  • Attributes

    • Setting: Suburban
    • City Size: Medium
    • Type of School: University
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Gender: Co-ed
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, English as a Second Language Program, Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Bachelor's Degree, Graduate or higher
  • Admissions Office

    • University of Rhode Island
    • 14 Upper College Road
    • Newman Hall
    • Kingston, RI 02881
    • 401-874-7000
    • Admissions Contact Name: Nancy Stricklin

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