URI Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 9.0% of the student population at URI. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit URI Disability Services.
URI for the Military
While not a "service academy", URI does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit URI Veteran Services . For more information, check out our URI for Veterans Guide.
URI offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, URI does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Rhode Island
URI offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Rhode Island
URI has a comparatively large, student body. There were 14,778 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 12,485 (84.5%). Part-time attendance was 2,293 (15.5%).
University of Rhode Island is Ranked #647 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, URI receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank URI #647 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of Rhode Island Competes in the NCAA
URI has a total of 534 student athletes, 254 men and 280 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$24,195,183|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$23,492,391|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Rhode Island Athletics