Dedicated to research, scholarship, and creative work
We are global thinkers with a real-world sensibility, offering part- and full-time programs of study to accommodate your schedule. Small classes, personalized programs and individual attention are the rule, not the exception. And 87 percent of URI’s faculty have doctoral or terminal degrees.
Research and field work opportunities abound at URI with many programs offering experiential learning at some of the country’s leading companies. And URI’s location offers you access to major East Coast cities and the Atlantic Ocean.
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- Statement of Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement - The URI Graduate School, along with the URI Leadership, stands in solidarity with our Black students, colleagues, and allies who seek justice and change in our society because Black Lives Matter.
- Digging for quahogs inspired URI student to study geotechnical engineering - Timothy Keefe’s interest in geotechnical engineering traces back to his childhood when his father taught him how to dig for quahogs in Narragansett Bay. Wanting to learn more about soil mechanics, Keefe is now pursuing a master’s degree in civil engineering at URI.