How do I qualify for TD?

In order to be considered for TD, you must

  • be a Rhode Island resident with U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status
  • have or be in the process of earning a high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.5*
  • be a student from an underrepresented or underserved population
  • have a minimum of 13 core college preparatory units 
    • 4 units in English
    • 3 units in math (algebra I, algebra II, and plane geometry)
    • 2 units in physical or natural science with at least one lab
    • 2 units in a foreign language
    • 2 units in history or social science
    • 5 additional units are suggested

* Those who have earned a GED must meet the requirements mentioned above and have a  GED College Ready score between 165-174. *

Questions? Email TDadmission-Group@uri.edu.

How do I transfer into URI through TD? 

TD ONLY accepts transfers from the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI)

Requirements for TD/CCRI Transfer

  • Twenty-four (24)* to thirty (30) transferable credits
  • This does not include co-op, internship credits, or any experiential learning credits
  • A GPA of 2.3 or higher

*Students subject to placement tests and subsequent required registration in non-transferable CCRI courses in math, reading, and writing must earn eighteen (18) transferable credits

For more information, CCRI transfer applicants can visit the Transfer Resource Center or consult the Transfer Guide for Students to get information about courses and program transfer agreements. 

Students who apply to TD through the CCRI Transfer Policy and have general questions, contact Deb Suggs in Admissions at TDadmission-Group@uri.edu.

For all other transfer questions, contact Transfer Admission at transferadmission@uri.edu