University of Rhode Island Graduate Schools

University of Rhode Island (referred to as URI) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kingston, RI. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island is $15,514 for Rhode Island residents and $28,292 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,999 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,777 including undergraduate students.

University of Rhode Island Graduate School Overview

University of Rhode Island (referred to as URI) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kingston, RI. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Rhode Island is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1931 - Current).
University of Rhode IslandDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Rhode Island (referred to as URI)
AddressGreen Hall, 35 Campus Avenue, Kingston, RI 02881
Phone401-874-1000
Webhttps://web.uri.edu
Online Applicationhttps://web.uri.edu/admission
Financial Infohttps://web.uri.edu/catalog/financial-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island is $15,514 for Rhode Island residents and $28,292 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,999 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,777 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 102 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
URI Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,292
$15,514 for Rhode Island Residents
Student Population2,999
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs102 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island is $15,514 for Rhode Island residents and $28,292 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $763 for Rhode Island residents and $1,473 for out-of-state students. University of Rhode Island offers the alternative tuition plans.
URI 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Rhode Island Residents$15,514
Out-of-State$28,292
Tuition per Credit Hour
Rhode Island Residents$763
Out-of-State$1,473
University of Rhode Island offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of Rhode Island campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at URI
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of Rhode Island 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Rhode Island is $15,514 for Rhode Island residents and $28,292 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.69% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island
Rhode Island ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$11,796$1,546$24,206$1,546
2016-2017$11,796$1,566$24,206$1,566
2017-2018$12,706$1,598$25,216$1,598
2018-2019$13,226$1,698$25,854$1,698
2019-2020$13,734$1,780$26,512$1,780
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,978 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Rhode Island. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.45% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,776. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.90% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Rhode Island
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$11,956$2,046$9,586$3,811
2016-2017$12,278$2,043$9,586$3,785
2017-2018$12,452$2,041$9,586$3,774
2018-2019$12,528$2,435$9,586$4,236
2019-2020$12,688$2,342$10,486$4,290
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $763 for Rhode Island residents and $1,473 for other students at University of Rhode Island. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.58% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Rhode Island
Rhode Island ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$655$1,345
2016-2017$655$1,345
2017-2018$706$1,401
2018-2019$735$1,436
2019-2020$763$1,473
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Rhode Island.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Rhode Island
Rhode Island ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$12,590$1,976$29,710$1,976

Graduate Programs at URI

University of Rhode Island offers 104 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 943 students have completed their study at University of Rhode Island.
Offered Degrees at University of Rhode Island
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree562581
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship280110
Doctor's degree - professional practice2032
Doctor's degree - other10127
Post Bachelor's Degree16392
Post Master's Degree101
Total1045943

University of Rhode Island offers 104 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 943 students have completed their studies.
  • 581 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 127 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 92 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Animal Sciences0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 21 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies0-
Environmental Science0-
Natural Resources Management and Policy21-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 30 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences10-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance20-
Education [+] (2 completers) 54 completers$46,100
Education39$46,100
Special Education and Teaching3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor12-
Engineering [+] 49 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Ocean Engineering10-
Industrial Engineering6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 34 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies8-
Human Development and Family Studies22$42,900
Apparel and Textiles4-
English Language And Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Library Science [+] 38 completers$43,600
Library and Information Science38$43,600
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Molecular Biology0-
Aquatic Biology/Limnology1-
Conservation Biology0-
Neuroscience2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics3-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 17 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences17-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 5 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical15-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology7-
Experimental Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology0-
School Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 37 completers-
0-
Public Administration29$54,700
Public Policy Analysis8-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Applied Economics2-
Political Science and Government7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 109 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist16-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist24-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design5-
Health/Medical Physics3-
Dietetics/Dietitian35-
Nursing Science26-
Business [+] 123 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management90$73,900
Accounting28$62,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)0-
Labor and Industrial Relations5-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total581
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences2-
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education6-
Engineering [+] 16 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering2-
Ocean Engineering1-
Industrial Engineering4-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Molecular Biology0-
Neuroscience2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 11 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences11-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry14-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical5-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology13-
School Psychology0-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis2-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Applied Economics6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design11-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management5-
Total110
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 127 completers-
Pharmacy127-
Total127
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist28-
Nursing Practice4-
Total32
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 4 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning4-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
African Studies0-
Women's Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 11 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia11-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance10-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 1 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering (other)1-
Polymer/Plastics Engineering0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Neuroscience3-
Physical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
0-
Critical Infrastructure Protection13-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3-
Business [+] 23 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration21-
Labor Studies2-
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations0-
Total92
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Nursing Practice1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at URI

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,999 students enrolled into University of Rhode Island graduate schools where it has total 17,777 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,836 full-time and 1,163 part-time students. By gender, 1,220 male and 1,779 female students are attending University of Rhode Island graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Rhode Island.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Rhode Island
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9991,2201,779
Full-time1,8367111,125
Part-tme1,163509654
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Rhode Island.
There are 2,113 White (70.46%), 88 Black/African American (2.93%), 117 Hispanic (3.90%), 146 Asian (4.87%), and 535 students with other races. 289 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Rhode Island
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9991,2201,779
American Indian/Native American853
Asian1466482
Black/African American883256
Hispanic1175166
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander633
White2,1138161,297
Two More411625
Un-Known19185106
Non-resident Alien289148141
University of Rhode Island offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 313 graduate students (10.44% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 63 graduate students (2.10% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Rhode Island.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Rhode Island
Number of Students
Total2,999
Enrolled Online Exclusively313
Enrolled Some Online Courses63
Not in Online Courses2,623
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Rhode Island. 1,061 students are aged 20 to 24 (35.38% of total students), 238 students are aged below 20 (7.94%), 149 students are aged above 50 (4.97%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Rhode Island.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Rhode Island
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9991,2201,779
Under 18110
Age 18-1923768169
Age 20-2125371182
Age 22-24808305503
Age 25-29770347423
Age 30-34363179184
Age 35-3919494100
Age 40-4922493131
Age 50-641415685
Over 64862

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