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Prospective Students

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Campus Highlights At the University of Rhode Island, students receive a quality education that prepares them for a lifetime of opportunities.  A medium-sized university, URI offers both the resources of a larger institution and the friendly, comfortable atmosphere of a traditional New England college.

Learn more about the University of Rhode Island

View greeting from the President
Also view greetings in video format.

Message & news from the Dean of Admission

Browse the online viewbook
Flip through our online viewbook to learn more about us.

Take a virtual campus tour (under construction)
Come and visit us on the Web and explore some of the buildings on our beautiful Kingston campus, located in historic Kingston, Rhode Island.

Visit the University of Rhode Island

Register for Meet the University program
There is no substitute for a visit in order to learn about a college or university. Come and visit us and get a first-hand impression of the general atmosphere and educational environment of the University.

Find out the cost of attending the University of Rhode Island

Guide to fees, payments and refunds
Find out tuition and fees, billing adjustment, payment plan options and more.

Apply for Centennial Scholarship
Allow outstanding freshman candidates to be considered for a Centennial Scholarship ranging up to full tuition.

Purchase meal plans
All students who elect to reside in University residence halls are required to purchase a meal plan (Board Plans, Points Plans, or Commuter Plans) each semester.

Learn about housing cost
For residence halls on the University of Rhode Island campus.

Look for graduate housing
Information on finding graduate and family apartments.

Look for off-campus housing
The Commuter Housing Office provides rental and roommate listings for URI students, staff, and faculty as well as assistance with landlord/tenant legal questions and general campus information.

Purchase textbooks and computers
Access to Textbooks and Computer Store at URI

Apply to the University of Rhode Island

Undergraduate Admission
Learn about the admission requirements for freshman, transfer and international students. Print the application forms or complete our online application.  You may also request information to be sent by mail.

Graduate Admission
Find out information to pursue graduate study at the University of Rhode Island.

Plan your academic program

Colleges and degree programs
Find out a list of colleges, schools, departments and programs.

Check out the URI catalog
Find out general information about the University as well as specific courses and programs.

Check out the URI summer program
Get on track, get credit, and get ahead by enrolling in the URI summer program. Choose from two five-week sessions plus alternatives in one, two, three, 6 and 10-week formats, with daytime, evening or weekend class meetings.

Explore the possibility of distance education
Web-based courses provide convenient, flexible access to distance learners.

Experience campus life

Directory of offices and services
A to z list of offices and services for the University.

Student organizations
A-z list of student organizations and clubs.

Community information
Explore area attractions, restaurants and places to stay on and around campus.

Contact us
Find out a list of frequently requested services for the University.

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