At URI, we’ve always had to think bigger than ourselves. And now that the world is changing by the minute and in need of a constant flow of big ideas—solutions for our planet and its people—URI is prepared to help, with your choice of more than 80 majors.
No matter what you study at URI, you’ll be prepared to make your mark on the world. A meaningful mark.
Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management (Plant Sciences)
Fashion (see Textiles majors below)
Leadership Studies (Minor)
Microbiology (Cell and Molecular Biology)
Pharmacy: Pharm.D. (0-6 Doctor of Pharmacy)
Women's Studies (see Gender and Women’s Studies)
If you are a resident of a New England state other then Rhode Island, The New England Board of Higher Education provides discounted tuition for a select group of majors. Tuition and fees are estimated and subject to change.
Our Honors Program aims to enrich your academic experience with smaller classes, interdisciplinary subjects, and an annual colloquium that explores current, recurrent, or emerging issues. If you are graduating in the top 10 percent of your class, we invite you to learn more.
We offer a pre-freshman Leadership Institute and a Leadership Studies minor. Learn more today!
Whether you know what you want to study or have no idea, URI's offers award-winning academic advising through University College to help you explore your options, from deciding on a major to learning about career paths that you never knew existed.
The Office of Admission strives each year to enroll a diverse undergraduate class of freshman and transfer students from the state of Rhode Island as well as from other states and countries. We seek to enroll students who are prepared to be successful at the University, who possess a variety of talents and strengths, who are committed to becoming contributing members of the community, and who will be stimulated and challenged by doing undergraduate work in an environment that includes scholarly research and graduate study.