The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • URI is a public and Fordham University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,161) than URI ($33,354).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than URI.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,190) than URI (1,190).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than URI (28).
  • URI has more students with 17,649 students while Fordham University has 16,364 students.
  • URI has more full-time faculties with 772 faculties while Fordham University has 747 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Rhode Island and Fordham University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
URIFordham University
URIvs.Fordham University
Kingston, Rhode IslandLocationBronx, New York
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$15,332
Out-Of-State$33,354
Tuition & Fees$56,161
69% ($11,835)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($30,115)
$11,835Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,115
70.06 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
20.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,190SAT Score1,320
28ACT Score30
71 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
85 %Retention Rate89 %
17,649Student Population16,364
772Number of Faculties747
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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