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Colleges / University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island is a public, state university in the town of Kingston, Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island was founded in 1892. The university enrolls around 16,696 students per year, including 13,928 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Rhode Island

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Rhode Island. The acceptance rate at University of Rhode Island is 76%. In 2022, 25,105 students applied to University of Rhode Island and 19,196 were admitted.

University of Rhode Island Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 91%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%

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University of Rhode Island is located in Kingston, Rhode Island,.

If you would like to see University of Rhode Island for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Kingston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, T.F. Green.

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College Info

45 Upper College Rd Kingston, RI 02881

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Rhode Island Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 27

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Rhode Island is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Rhode Island is Jul 27.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Rhode Island SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1150 - 1290


Math SAT Range

540 - 640


Reading SAT Range

550 - 650

University of Rhode Island Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Rhode Island is like? There are approximately 16,696 students enrolled at University of Rhode Island, including 13,928 undergraduate students and 2,768 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 48% percent are from RI and 52% percent of students are from other states.


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