URI Admissions

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at University of Rhode Island. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationweb.uri.edu/admission
Online Applicationweb.uri.edu/admission
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 69.00% and yield is 19.00%. 9,293 men and 13,489 women applied to URI and 6,226 men and 9,577 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,370 men and 1,724 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants22,7829,29313,489
Admitted15,7206,2269,577
Enrolled2,9871,3701,724
Acceptance Ratio 69.00%67.00%71.00%
Yield 19.00%22.00%18.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 2,804 students (92% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 476 students (16%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 620 and 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 80 (75th percentile) and 80 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540620
SAT Math530620
ACT Composite2127
ACT Math2126
ACT English2127
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Rhode Island are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,149, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

URI requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of Rhode Island application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see URI online application page .
URI Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended

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