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 four-years, public schools.
  • VCU has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,657) than URI ($33,354).
  • It is harder to admit to URI than VCU.
  • URI has a higher submitted SAT score (1,185) than VCU (1,185).
  • URI has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 29,070 students while URI has 17,649 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while URI has 772 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Rhode Island.
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VCUvs.URI
Richmond, VirginiaLocationKingston, Rhode Island
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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$15,319
Out-Of-State$36,657
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,332
Out-Of-State$33,354
59% ($11,276)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($11,835)
$11,276Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,835
83.90 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.66 %
1,185SAT Score1,190
25ACT Score28
68 %Graduation Rate70 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate-
83 %Retention Rate85 %
29,070Student Population17,649
2,183Number of Faculties772
18 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
Remedial Service, 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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