Admission to the Graduate School varies by department and program. What follows are general admission guidelines. Visit Academics to gain a complete understanding of your particular admission process.
A completed online application includes:
- $65 application fee (paid online with application)
- Personal statement
- College transcripts from all institutions attended. (Only unofficial transcripts are required in the online application; official transcripts will be required upon acceptance.)
- Letters of recommendation (2-to-3 letters, depending on program)
- Additional materials required by your program, including resumes, professional portfolios and official reports of standardized tests. For specific requirements, use the program finder to get details about your program. If you have additional questions, contact your program director.
- If your program requires GRE, GMAT or MAT scores, have your scores sent directly to URI from the testing institution. The ETS institution code for URI is 3919.
- If English is not your native language, you’ll need to submit a TOEFL test report (taken within the last two years), to be sent directly to URI by the testing institution. The ETS institution code for URI is 3919.
International students: Review admission guidelines for international applicants.
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