Quick Facts

URI at a Glance

66nations represented
17:1student to faculty ratio
100+majors & minors
88%faculty members with doctorates or terminal degrees
  • 15,000 undergraduates, including 3,300 first-year students.
  • 48 U.S. states represented.
  • Approximately 50% Rhode Island students; 50% out-of-state.
  • 25% of incoming first-year students self-identify as students of color.
  • 7,000 students engage annually in experiential learning.
  • Customized study-abroad opportunities for every major in 60+ countries.

2023 Admitted First-Year Student Profile

3.2-4.1GPA Range (represents middle 50%)
1130-1310SAT Total Range (represents middle 50%)*
28Average ACT (represents middle 50%)*

* Please note that URI will remain test optional for the 2024-2025 admission cycle.

Location. Location. Location.

students sailing
Southern RI Beaches 10-15 minutes
Historic Newport, RI 20 minutes
Providence, RI 55 minutes
Boston, MA 1.5 hours
New York, NY 3 hours