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The University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 2881
(401) 874-1000

The University of Rhode Island is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1892. URI is located in the suburbs of Kingston, Rhode Island. URI is the the fifth oldest and the second biggest institution in the state of Rhode Island. It offers subjects such as computer science, criminology, and supply chain management. This university offers three certificates, 85 degrees at the bachelors level, 51 degrees at the masters level, and 34 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 16,294 students sought degrees from the 110 programs at this university. URI is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 2 research universities in Rhode Island.

Admission

19,096 students applied to this public university for admission in 2010. This university admitted around 87% of applicants or 16,614 students. About 58% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

19,096 students applied to this public university for admission in 2010. This university admitted around 87% of applicants or 16,614 students. About 58% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 87%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 88%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 86%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 16,294 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 16,294 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 7332
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8962
  • Undergraduate Male: 5892
  • Undergraduate Female: 7201
  • Graduate Male: 1344
  • Graduate Female: 1857

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,295 teachers. Close to 56% of faculty are full-time, about 43% of faculty are part-time, and around 55% of teachers are men.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,295 teachers. Close to 56% of faculty are full-time, about 43% of faculty are part-time, and around 55% of teachers are men.

  • Male: 715
  • Female: 580
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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