Graduate Programs Overview

University of Rhode Island is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Kingston, Rhode Island. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $15,964 for Rhode Island residents and $29,082 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred -one graduate programs: 52 Master's, 37 Doctorate, 20 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 603 students have been conferred Master's degree and 257 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Rhode Island
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressGreen Hall, 35 Campus Avenue, Kingston, RI
Graduate School Students2,917 students
319 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$15,964
Out-of-State$29,082
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 111 Graduate Programs
52 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 22 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Rhode Island residents, the tuition & fees are $15,964 and $29,082 for non-Rhode Island residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $783 for Rhode Island residents and $1,512 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$14,096$27,214
Fees$1,868$1,868
Cost per Credit$783$1,512
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$13,352 (On-Campus) / $10,486 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,446 (On-Campus) / $4,496 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$33,012$46,130
Off-Campus Total$32,196$45,314
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$13,362$14,304$14,924$15,514$15,964
Out-of-State$25,772$26,814$27,552$28,292$29,082

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Rhode Island offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 329 major areas - 51 Master's (4 online programs), 31 Doctorate , 19 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total603257943
Men2469436-
Women357163583
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 17,465 students enrolled in University of Rhode Island including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,917 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,149 male and 1,768 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,815 full-time and 1,102 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 319 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 84 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,917
Men Students1,149
Women Students1,768
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,917
Full-time Students1,815
Part-time Students1,102
By race/ethnicity 1,860 White, 83 Black, and 141 Asian students are attending at University of Rhode Island. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,917
American Indian /
Native American
6
Asian141
Black83
Hispanic108
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
6
White1,860
Two or more races37
Un-Known396
478 students are younger than 22 and 366 students are older than 65. The school has 1,556 students aged between 22 and 30 and 515 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,917
21 & Under478
22-24818
25-29738
30-34340
35-39175
40 & Over366
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Rhode Island, 319 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 84 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,917
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses319
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses84
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,514
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses319
Rhode Island Resident170
Other State In U.S.141
Outside of U.S.3



Related Articles and Ads