Salve Regina University is on a 80-acre campus in the suburban setting of Newport, Rhode Island, not far from Boston and Providence.
Salve Regina University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Salve Regina University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Salve Regina University has the Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in the Campus Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Salve Regina University include Best Buddies, SRU Dance, Student Nursing Organization and Student Government Association.
Salve Regina University students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Festival Weekend, SRYou student exposition and Campus Activities Board Spring Concert.
This table offers information on housing at Salve Regina University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||55%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,278|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,088|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||45%|
Salve Regina University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Salve Regina University students live on campus. In 2022, 55% of undergrads at Salve Regina University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 45% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Salve Regina University. There are 1,278 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,149 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,088 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Salve Regina University offers coed housing.
At Salve Regina University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Salve Regina University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Rugby||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Salve Regina University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Salve Regina University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Salve Regina University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Salve Regina University, take I-95 to Newport, RI. If you need to fly, book your flight to T.F. Green airport.
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