University of Rhode Island

United States of America

729th US-News World Ranking

The University of Rhode Island is a public research university with a main campus in Kingston, RI and smaller campuses in Providence, Narragansett and West Greenwich. Founded in 1892, URI is the only research institution in the state offering comprehensive undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, and is the only public land grant, sea grant and urban university for Rhode Island.

The university offers more than 80 majors across 10 schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business Administration; College of Education & Professional Studies; College of Engineering; College of Environment & Life Sciences; College of Health Sciences;  College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy; Graduate School of Oceanography and University College of Academic Success. The university follows a semester based academic calendar. The most popular majors at University of Rhode Island include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Psychology, General; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; and Human Development and Family Studies.

The total student population at the university is more than 16,500 of which over 13,500 are enrolled in the undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university 17:1 and the acceptance rate is 74%.

The university has a partnered with ONCAMPUS Rhode Island, which offers a University Pathway Program (UPP). The program prepares international students for successful progression to Year-2 of a US degree. It also provides a guaranteed progression to University of Rhode Island (subject to fulfillment of the specified criteria).

*GoToUniversity has partnered for the University Pathway Program offered by University of Rhode Island and provides free counseling and application services for those programs.

Notable Alumni: Jim O'Connor (TV host, Food Network), Steve Cascione (News Anchor, ABC 6), Robert Crandall (Former President and Chairman of the Board, American Airlines), Thomas Ryan (Former CEO of CVS Corporation)

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The department offers a joint program that allows you the opportunity to pursue the Master of Science degree while studying for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.This program is for you if you are a highly-qualified and motivated student who is interested in simultaneously pursuing the Pharm.D. and M.S. degrees. You will be expected to complete the Pharm.D. program requirements, as well as all additional credits required for the M.S. degree. You will also complete a research project, and write and defend a thesis.

Completed Online Application, Personal statement, College Transcripts from all institutions attended, Letters of Recommendation, Resumes, Professional Portfolios, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, MAT, TOEFL

Industrial Pharmacist, Community Pharmacist, Hospital Pharmacist, Acedemia,Clinical Pharmacist

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This program allows students to complete both the B.S. and M.S. degrees within 5 years. While a bachelor s provides a solid foundation in ocean engineering, a master s degree offers students additional expertise that employers value.

Completed Common Application, Official High School Transcripts, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Ocean Engineer, Marine Engineer, Naval Architect,

1st Jun

English

The accelerated Bachelor s to Master s degree in speech-language pathology offers qualified, focused students the opportunity to complete both the B.S. in Communicative Disorders and the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology in five years (rather than six).

Completed Common Application, Official High School Transcripts, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Health care administrator, Caretaker, Gerontologist,

1st Jun

English

The International Computer Science Program is a five-year, dual-degree program. Students who complete it will earn a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. degree in Chinese, German, French, Italian, or Spanish. The ICSP and IEP feature language courses for computer scientists and engineers, a six-month paid internship with a company abroad in the fourth year of the program, and the option of study abroad at partner universities in China, Germany, France, Spain, Chile, and Mexico.

Completed Common Application, Official High School Transcripts, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Consultant, Programmer , Analyst, Computer scientist, Systems programmer

1st Jun

English

This track requires 24 credits of language study in both Greek and Latin. One of the languages must be taken through the advanced level (15 credits). The remaining 6 credits are completed from among the CLA courses (Greek Myth, roman Myth, Greek Tragedy, Ancient Comedy) and approved courses in other departments.

Completed Common Application, Official High School Transcripts, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Archaeology,CreativeWriting,Engineering,Journalism,Law,Medicine

1st Jun

Undergraduate

a) Common Application

b) $65 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Letter of recommendation and Essay

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Math (510-600), Critical reading (500-590), Writing (490-580), ACT Composite (22-26)

g) Average GPA 3.46

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

i) TOEFL: IBT-79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE:53

j) Acceptance rate: 76.8% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 30,860

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of Rhode Island is $12,500 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Early Action-December 1, Regular Decision-February 1, Spring-November 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

18120

Students

15090

Undergraduates

3030

Postgraduate

675

Faculty Strength

3

International Faculty

26

Student Faculty Ratio

74
%

Acceptance Rate

$
30860

Tuition Fees

$
12500

Living Cost

$
1500

Other Fees

3.5

Avg. GPA

59
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD