The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UMass Amherst has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,427) than URI ($32,578).
  • It is harder to admit to UMass Amherst than URI.
  • UMass Amherst has a higher submitted SAT score (1,290) than URI (1,145).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (29) than URI (26).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 30,593 students while URI has 17,777 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,417 faculties while URI has 761 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Massachusetts-Amherst and University of Rhode Island.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UMass AmherstURI
UMass Amherstvs.URI
Amherst, MassachusettsLocationKingston, Rhode Island
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,427
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,004
Out-Of-State$32,578
73% ($9,757)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($10,243)
$9,757Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,243
57.58 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.66 %
1,290SAT Score1,145
29ACT Score26
82 %Graduation Rate69 %
13 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate83 %
30,593Student Population17,777
1,417Number of Faculties761
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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