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.
Africana Studies (African and African American Studies)
a (B.S. in business and a B.A. in German,
French, Spanish, or Chinese)
a (B.S. in engineering and a B.A. in German,
French, Spanish, Chinese, or Italian)
Fashion (see Textiles majors below)
Leadership Studies (Minor)
Pharmacy: Pharm.D. (0-6 Doctor of Pharmacy)
Plant Sciences (Horticulture and Turfgrass Management)
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. Eligibility for freshmen entering in the fall of 2015 includes a minimum GPA of 3.8/4.0, with no minimum standardized test scores - OR - a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 and at least a combined Critical Reading and Math SAT score of 1200 or 27 ACT.
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 for Academic Success 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.