College of Nursing

White Hall, 39 Butterfield Road, Kingston, RI 02881

nurse@uri.eduPhone: 401.874.2766 - Fax: 401.874.3811

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About the College

Mission Statement

To prepare nurses to excel as outstanding and compassionate clinicians, scholars, and leaders who will enhance the health and health care of individuals, families, communities, and populations both locally and globally.


  • Social justice, diversity, inclusivity, and civic engagement
  • Respectful, ethical, humanistic, and compassionate care
  • Intellectual curiosity, innovation, and scholarly inquiry
  • Leadership, life-long learning, and excellence in practice

Vision Statement

The University of Rhode Island College of Nursing is a dynamic catalyst for improving health and transforming healthcare through innovation and excellence in education, knowledge development, discovery and professional practice to meet the needs of a global society.

Quick Facts

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Science (traditional)
  • Bachelor of Science (RN to B.S.) On Campus
  • Bachelor of Science (RN to B.S.) Online

Graduate Degrees Offered

  • Master of Science, with Specializations in:
    –¬†Advanced Practice (Concentrations: Family, Acute Care, Adult-Gerontology/CNS)
    – Education
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


  • Undergraduate: Approximately 850


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accredited

The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master’s degree in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program at The University of Rhode Island is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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