United States of America - Rhode Island

top General Information


Street:Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue


Province:Rhode Island

Post Code:02881


Other Sites

Also Study Abroad programme

Institution Funding



Founded 1890 as Agricultural School, renamed Rhode Island College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (RICA&M) 1892, acquired present title 1951

Academic Year

September to May (September-December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-June)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students



Accrediting Agency

New England Commission of Higher Education

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Marc B. Parlange

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Barbara E. Wolfe

Job title:Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Senior Administrative Officer : Kristin Johnson

Job title:Vice Provost for Global Initiatives

top Divisions

Campus : Feinstein Providence

Fields of study:Education

Campus : Kingston

Campus : Narragansett Bay

Fields of study:Coastal Studies, Marine Science and Oceanography

Campus : Nursing Education Centre

Fields of study:Health Sciences

Campus : W. Alton Jones

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

College : Academic Success

College : Arts and Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Economics, English, Fine Arts, French, Geology, German, History, Italian, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Studies, Theatre, Town Planning, Women's Studies, Zoology

College : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing

College : Education and Professional Studies

Fields of study:Education, Teacher Training

More details:Alan Shawn Feinstein

College : Engineering

Fields of study:Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering

College : Environment and Life Sciences

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Biological and Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Food Science, Geology, Landscape Architecture, Marine Science and Oceanography, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Plant and Crop Protection, Veterinary Science

College : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Communication Disorders, Development Studies, Family Studies, Food Science, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Leadership, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Psychology

College : Nursing

Fields of study:Nursing

College : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy

Graduate School : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Design, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Welfare and Protective Services

Graduate School : Oceanography

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

top Degrees

Certificate or Diploma (Sub-Bachelor)

Associate Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Administration, African American Studies, Agriculture, Ancient Civilizations, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Aquaculture, Arabic, Art History, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Communication Disorders, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, Data Processing, Development Studies, Dietetics, Display and Stage Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, Fine Arts, Fishery, Food Science, French, Gender Studies, Geology, German, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Horticulture, Industrial Engineering, International Business, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Leadership, Logistics Management, Marine Biology, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Relations, Regional Studies, Secondary Education, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Studies, Technology, Textile Design, Theatre, Wildlife, Women's Studies, Writing

Post-bachelor's Diploma/Certificate

Fields of study:Accountancy, Aquaculture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Processing, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Gender Studies, Gerontology, Health Administration, Human Resources, Labour and Industrial Relations, Library Science, Marketing, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Preschool Education, Public Administration, Service Trades, Social and Community Services, Special Education, Speech Studies, Surveying and Mapping, Water Science, Women's Studies, Writing

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Applied Physics, Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Data Processing, Development Studies, Dietetics, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Labour and Industrial Relations, Library Science, Logistics Management, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Textile Design

Certificate of Advanced Study

Fields of study:Nursing

Doctor's Degrees (Professional Practice)

Fields of study:Business Administration, Nursing, Physical Therapy

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nursing, Pharmacology, Physics, Psychology


Also Honors Programme; Graduate Teacher Certification; MBA; PhD in Education jointly offered with Rhode Island College (RIC); Option of earning dual degrees from URI and from Technische Universit├Ąt Braunschweig, Germany

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2022-2023

Full Time Total:1132


Statistics Year:2022-2023


Updated on 30-08-2023