University of Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island is one of the two public 4-year colleges in Rhode Island. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Kingston. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,171 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,695 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 85%).
Every year 66% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
University of Rhode Island's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $12,002, and fees were $1,790. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,252 and $1,790 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio17:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||2|
|Doctor's degree - other||1||5|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1930 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses|
09/06/1991 - 05/31/2007
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/29/2001 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1050 to 1230|
|ACT||22 to 27|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$500/credit|
|In State Students||$500/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,177/credit|
|In District Students||$706/credit|
|In State Students||$706/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,401/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of University of Rhode Island's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||1%||$1,249|
|State Grant & Scholarships||24%||$824|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||86%||$9,351|
|Federal Student Loans||80%||$5,455|
$18,739Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$12,918|
|$30,001 to $48,000$14,907|
|$48,001 to $75,000$19,633|
|$75,001 to $110,000$22,723|
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Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited nursing ...
This scholarship is offered for students resident in Rhode Island and who Pursuing LPN, RN or advanced nursing degree.
Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They must ...
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and undergraduates working towards a degree within the textiles arena. They must be attending a college with a student chapter of AATCC in New England, New York ...
Applicant must be a license R.N. from a Rhode Island seeking a baccalaureate or graduate nursing degree. Preference will be given to students intending to practice nursing in Rhode Island.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Rhode Island state board of nursing.