The University of Rhode Island is a diverse and dynamic community whose members are connected by a common quest for knowledge.
As a major research university defined by innovation and big thinking, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. That’s why we’re here.
Students represent 43 U.S. states, districts, and territories and 65 nations; 20% of newly admitted students identify as students of color.
Since 2007, more than $607M has been invested in capital improvements across all four campus, with new facilities for chemistry and forensic science, pharmacy, and communications. The 182,000 square-foot College of Engineering facility, opening in September 2019, will rival any in the world.
URI’s world-class faculty is also growing, with 302 new faculty members since 2010. URI is the only major research institution that can boast a 40% increase in faculty.