University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

Located on a stunning campus which has been named the "most beautiful coastal campus" in the eastern US, we are a medium-sized university offering more than 90 majors. As Rhode Island's flagship public research university, we offer an outstanding education at an affordable price. Our students say that URI feels "smaller" than it is; the faculty-student ratio is 16:1 and our community is welcoming and friendly. Our curriculum is infused with experiential learning, a global perspective, and opportunities to mix majors and minors. Visit us and discover why so many students place URI at the top of their college consideration list!

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise Science
  • Film Studies
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • International Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marine Sciences
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Pre-dental
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-med
  • Pre-veterinary
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


You are considered a first-year student applicant if you are: a first-time college student who has graduated from high school and never enrolled in college a first-time college student who has been home-schooled a first-time college student who has attended high school and college during the same time period (dual enrollment) or has taken some college courses during high school


A transfer applicant is a student who has attended another regionally accredited college or university in any capacity after graduating from high school, regardless of whether any credits have actually been earned.

Additional Information

We offer merit scholarships ranging up to full-tuition and room and board. Submit your Common Application by our Early Action deadline of 12/1 for full consideration for these scholarships. No separate application required!

Visit us

We know you will fall in love with our beautiful campus! All the information you need to plan your visit is here:

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Admissions office

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School location

URI Admission 14 Upper College Rd
Kingston, RI 2881, United States of America

Phone number

(401) 874-7000


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