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 (1,175) than URI (1,175).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (26) 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 Rhode Island and University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
URIUMass Amherst
URIvs.UMass Amherst
Kingston, Rhode IslandLocationAmherst, Massachusetts
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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$15,004
Out-Of-State$32,578
Tuition & Fees
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,427
69% ($11,835)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($10,126)
$11,835Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,126
70.06 %Acceptance Rates57.58 %
20.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.63 %
1,175SAT Score1,295
26ACT Score30
71 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
85 %Retention Rate89 %
17,649Student Population31,642
772Number of Faculties1,452
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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, On-campus daycare

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