University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 13,850
Graduate Enrollment: 2,767
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 76.46%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 26.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,200
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1090 - 1290

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 25 - 30

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 82.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 70.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 61.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 52.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 74.5%
Black: 4.8%
Hispanic: 10.6%
Asian: 3.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 2.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $31,539
In-State tuition: $15,332
Out-of-State tuition: $33,354

Estimated books and supplies: $1,250 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,618 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,496 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,486 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,496 (2022)

Average Family Income: $99,719 (2017)
Median Family Income: $80,298 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 22.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 48.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,250 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $236 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $12,691
$30k-48k $13,601
$48k-75k $18,138
$75k-110k $22,762
$110k+ $27,506

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 53%
6-year graduation rate: 70%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $17,587 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 74.3% (2015)
@3 year 78.3% (2017)
@5 year 84.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 51.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 57.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $45,694 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $57,354 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 77 $21,750 $208 $33,073 ($2,756) $36,980 ($3,082)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 21 $19,500 $209 $35,580 ($2,965) $48,970 ($4,081)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources Management and Policy. 10
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 24 $25,000 $231 $45,843 ($3,820) $51,853 ($4,321)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 20 $49,445 ($4,120)
Bachelor's Degree Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. 14
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 38 $25,000 $252 $26,689 ($2,224) $38,745 ($3,229)
Graduate/Professional Certificate City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 7
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 16 $53,235 ($4,436) $54,744 ($4,562)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 19 $21,875 $211 $20,133 ($1,678) $50,330 ($4,194)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 215 $24,887 $242 $35,928 ($2,994) $52,399 ($4,367)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 26 $26,899 $286 $29,120 ($2,427) $32,989 ($2,749)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 10
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 84 $23,000 $236 $42,030 ($3,503) $62,762 ($5,230)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 5
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 22 $26,613 $277 $74,189 ($6,182) $93,398 ($7,783)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 32 $25,000 $228 $76,670 ($6,389) $91,722 ($7,644)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 13
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 112 $25,500 $259 $65,951 ($5,496) $82,245 ($6,854)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 16
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ocean Engineering. 29 $25,147 $279 $64,565 ($5,380) $82,528 ($6,877)
Master's Degree Ocean Engineering. 18
Doctoral Degree Ocean Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 14 $56,476 ($4,706) $77,854 ($6,488)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 20 $19,845 $210 $39,055 ($3,255)
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 36 $23,773 $252 $67,779 ($5,648) $83,184 ($6,932)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 70 $23,975 $253 $45,877 ($3,823) $56,605 ($4,717)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 115 $25,000 $265 $31,835 ($2,653) $38,884 ($3,240)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 25 $45,338 ($3,778) $58,750 ($4,896)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 41 $23,610 $235 $52,830 ($4,403) $58,779 ($4,898)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Master's Degree Statistics. 4
Master's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 12 $40,174 ($3,348)
Doctoral Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 10
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 12
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Master's Degree Chemistry. 1
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 12
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 8
Doctoral Degree Physics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 233 $23,880 $217 $31,119 ($2,593) $46,464 ($3,872)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 9
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 15 $55,807 ($4,651) $84,166 ($7,014)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, Other. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 14
Master's Degree Public Administration. 21 $62,839 ($5,237) $68,012 ($5,668)
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 67 $23,250 $217 $21,563 ($1,797) $57,444 ($4,787)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 23 $350 $66,193 ($5,516) $58,335 ($4,861)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 27 $26,045 $265 $62,713 ($5,226) $68,044 ($5,670)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 16 $71,283 ($5,940)
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 39
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 4
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 110 $565 $103,883 ($8,657) $128,575 ($10,715)
Doctoral Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 30 $756 $70,420 ($5,868)
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 43 $22,875 $206 $30,614 ($2,551) $52,275 ($4,356)
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 35 $251 $56,316 ($4,693)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 376 $26,390 $207 $74,117 ($6,176) $78,248 ($6,521)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 34 $386 $100,928 ($8,411) $122,805 ($10,234)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 142
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 15 $33,811 ($2,818) $49,421 ($4,118)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 84 $21,750 $209 $60,146 ($5,012) $98,649 ($8,221)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 9
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 3
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 34 $110,176 ($9,181)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 11
Master's Degree Education, General. 38 $353 $48,040 ($4,003) $58,050 ($4,838)
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 10
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 4
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 75 $24,026 $232 $38,679 ($3,223) $47,386 ($3,949)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 13
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 15 $52,994 ($4,416)
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 40 $26,367 $278 $66,863 ($5,572) $82,317 ($6,860)
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 40 $27,000 $284 $73,481 ($6,123) $82,506 ($6,876)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 36 $24,708 $257 $65,386 ($5,449) $74,664 ($6,222)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 17
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 63 $24,125 $250 $37,560 ($3,130) $53,238 ($4,437)
Master's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 5
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 11
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 72 $25,000 $265 $27,500 ($2,292) $43,937 ($3,661)
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 30 $22,195 $217 $37,091 ($3,091) $51,684 ($4,307)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 9
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 37 $350 $45,545 ($3,795) $53,882 ($4,490)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 97 $24,215 $236 $37,861 ($3,155) $58,218 ($4,852)
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 46 $25,000 $265 $41,222 ($3,435) $49,741 ($4,145)
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 54 $20,635 $217 $25,858 ($2,155) $37,783 ($3,149)
Master's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 3
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 33 $23,500 $244 $27,327 ($2,277) $43,502 ($3,625)
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 15
Doctoral Degree Public Policy Analysis. 4
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 9 $28,697 ($2,391)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 15 $19,600 $201
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 95 $23,375 $225 $42,610 ($3,551) $65,993 ($5,499)
Master's Degree Economics. 5
Doctoral Degree Economics. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geography and Cartography. 18 $59,824 ($4,985)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 95 $20,500 $207 $35,375 ($2,948) $54,781 ($4,565)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 17 $23,250 $246 $39,765 ($3,314) $50,579 ($4,215)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 50 $23,732 $240 $33,721 ($2,810) $50,171 ($4,181)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 21 $21,500 $228 $15,968 ($1,331) $31,205 ($2,600)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 35 $22,500 $207 $29,091 ($2,424) $37,535 ($3,128)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 26 $16,625 $25,023 ($2,085) $36,883 ($3,074)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 19 $23,125 $244 $31,370 ($2,614) $53,056 ($4,421)
Master's Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 120
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 115 $20,500 $217 $54,314 ($4,526) $68,411 ($5,701)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 67 $259 $76,966 ($6,414) $104,958 ($8,747)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 86 $23,801 $238 $54,941 ($4,578) $68,563 ($5,714)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 18 $233 $62,808 ($5,234) $84,208 ($7,017)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 76 $23,620 $232 $54,325 ($4,527) $73,616 ($6,135)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 1
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 14
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 13
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 72 $22,089 $222 $44,483 ($3,707) $66,017 ($5,501)
Bachelor's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 10
Bachelor's Degree History. 39 $21,469 $217 $36,258 ($3,022) $44,425 ($3,702)
Master's Degree History. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $89,703
Full time faculty: 69%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $244,551,694 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $313,057,096 (2022)