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Tuition and Fees for Summer 2014

Tuition rates depend upon the level of the course: undergraduate-level courses are those numbered 100-499; graduate courses are numbered 500 and above.

Tuition for Rhode Island residents is $225 per undergraduate credit and $303 per graduate credit. Out-of-state students pay $408 per undergraduate credit and $462 per graduate credit. Fees for students with Regional status are $394 per undergraduate credit and $454 per graduate credit.

The University of Rhode Island is a state-supported agency; therefore, tuition and fees are subject to change at any time by the action of the Board of Governors for Higher Education.


Standard Fees
Registration Fee $30
Student Activity Fee $20
Technology Fee $3 per credit


Additional Fees

Course Fee:Consult course details in e-campus ($25 for Tier I, $55 for Tier II, $75 for Tier III).

Transcript Fee: A one-time fee of $45 is assessed to all students if this is their first enrollment at the University. All former and current students are exempt.
Document Fee: A one-time fee of $110 is assessed to all matriculating students if this is their first enrollment at the University.

Continuous Registration Fee: Graduate students maintaining continuous enrollment and registered for no credit (CRG 999) are required to pay a fee of $333 per semester.

Undergraduate Off Campus Study: $255 per semester.

Graduate Off Campus Study: $333 per semester.


Assessment of Fees

Billing: Tuition and fees are calculated according to credit enrollments. Adding and dropping credits may cause a change in your bill. A detailed version of your account will available online via e-Campus the first week of May. Summer bills are now generated electronically.



100% May 19 – May 20
70% May 21 – May 25
50% May 26 – May 27
0% After May 27

100% June 23 – June 24
70% June 25 – June 29
50% June 30 – July 2
0% After July 2

100% May 19 – May 22
70% May 23 – May 26
50% May 27 – May 30
0% After May 30

*Non-refundable deposits will not be returned.
**Registration and activity fees will not be reduced.

Students who stop attending classes and do not drop their courses may be liable for full tuition and fees and be subject to academic and/or financial sanctions.

Changes in enrollment may affect financial aid eligibility. Students must remain enrolled at least half-time to qualify for federal loans. Please contact a financial aid counselor for specific information.

Changes in Registration: You may exchange one course for another through the end of the DROP period without financial penalty provided the following requirements are met: the courses being exchanged are equivalent in level and number of credits; the courses are held within the same session, and the transaction has been completed through e-Campus. In all other cases, the normal reassessment policy for dropped courses will apply.

Waivers: Senior citizens and unemployed students may be eligible to use Waivers for credit courses. Please call 401-874-9500 in Kingston, or 401-277-5090 in Providence, for information.

Rhode Island National Guard: The Rhode Island General Assembly has enacted legislation granting limited tuition waivers to members of the Rhode Island National Guard. For further information, contact the Rhode Island National Guard and/or Enrollment Services at 401-874-9500 in Kingston, or 401-277-5090 in Providence.

Disabled American Veterans: The Rhode Island General Assembly has enacted legislation granting tuition waivers to Disabled American Veterans. For details regarding this program, call 401-874-9500 in Kingston, or 401-277-5090 in Providence.

Restrictions: Special and non-credit programs are limited to specific types of tuition waivers. If unsure of your eligibility, call 401-277-5050.

Veterans Benefits: Registrants claiming VA educational benefits must contact the VA clerk at Kingston 874-9500 and fill out Veteran’s Certification Worksheet for VA Benefits form.


Credit Cards & ACH

Go to www.uri.edu/es and select “Billing and Payments” for information on paying your bill.


Financial Aid

Some students may be eligible for Financial Aid. To talk with a Financial Aid Advisor about applying for grants, student loans, work-study and scholarships contact Enrollment Services in Kingston www.uri.edu/es or the Financial Aid Office in Providence 401-277-5160.
In order to receive financial aid, you must complete a Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available Online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To obtain a copy of the Student Guide to Financial Aid, call 1-800-433-3243.

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