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Requests for Graduate Catalogs and Application Materials

The University of Rhode Island graduate catalog is maintained on the university's website and is available for view or download at The Graduate School no longer mails paper copies of the catalog.

The Graduate School accepts online applications ONLY. You can find instructions for the application process at the Graduate School website If you are ready to apply, you can go directly to the online application system:

Applicants should check with the department to which they are seeking admission for application deadlines and program-specific requirements such as entrance exams, letters of recommendation, and pre-requisites. A list of graduate degree plans and links to web pages for department websites are available at


Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 University of Rhode Island Graduate School Excellence in Doctoral Research Award


Dr. Amir Nasrolahi Shirazi
Department - Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dissertation Title - "Cyclic Peptides: Design, Characterization, Self-Assembly, and Applications as Nano Drug Delivery Systems"
Major Professor - Dr. Keykavous Parang


Dr. Adam Moore
Department - URI/RIC Education Program
Dissertation Title - "The Development and Validation of the Family Experiences with Autism Spectrum Disorders (FEASD) Scale"
Major Professor - Dr. Joanne Eichinger