The College of Health Sciences promotes the health and well-being of individuals, families, and populations in a diverse global society through excellence in teaching, research, and outreach.
By the Numbers
- Undergraduate students: ~2,800
- Graduate students: ~300
- Full-time faculty: ~85
- Communicative Disorders (B.S., M.S.)
- Health Studies (B.S.)
- Human Development and Family Studies (B.S., M.S.)
- Kinesiology (B.S., M.S.)
- Nutrition and Food Science (B.S., M.S.)
- Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
- Psychology (B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
The College of Health Sciences seeks to be a leader in education, research, and outreach in the promotion of optimal health and wellness across the life span. We are committed to high quality teaching that emphasizes evidence-based practices, engages students in multidisciplinary learning, and produces graduates who can effectively translate and apply knowledge in their professions. Our research seeks to develop innovative solutions to complex problems that improve the health and well-being of others. Recognizing that the best solutions occur when issues are approached from multiple perspectives, we value our diverse faculty and community, state, and national partnerships in both teaching and research. Through service and outreach, we strive to better the health, well-being and quality of life among members of the University community, the State of Rhode Island and beyond.