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 ($36,964) than URI ($33,354).
  • It is harder to admit to UMass Amherst than URI.
  • UMass Amherst has a higher submitted SAT score (1,295) than URI (1,175).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (30) than URI (26).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 31,642 students while URI has 17,649 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,452 faculties while URI has 772 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$36,964
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,332
Out-Of-State$33,354
73% ($10,126)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($11,835)
$10,126Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,835
57.58 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.66 %
1,295SAT Score1,175
30ACT Score26
83 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate85 %
31,642Student Population17,649
1,452Number of Faculties772
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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