Quick Facts

URI at a Glance

67nations represented
17:1student to faculty ratio
700+ study abroad opportunities in over 75 countries
88%faculty members with doctorates or terminal degrees
  • 14,500 undergraduates, including 3,300 first-year students.
  • 46 U.S. states represented.
  • Approximately 50% Rhode Island students, 50% out-of-state.
  • 24% of incoming first-year students self-identify as students of color.
  • 7,000 students engaged annually in experiential learning.

2022 Admitted First-Year Student Profile

3.5-4.0GPA Range (represents middle 50%)
1200-1300SAT Total Range (represents middle 50%)*
28Average ACT (represents middle 50%)*

* Please note that URI will remain test optional for the 2023 admission cycle.

Location. Location. Location.

students sailing
Southern RI Beaches 10-15 minutes
Historic Newport, RI 20 minutes
Providence, RI 35 minutes
Boston, MA 1.5 hours
New York, NY 2.5 hours