University of Rhode Island

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University of Rhode Island Reviews

Based on 48 Reviews
Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue Kingston, RI
College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureB
FacilitiesB+
Activities and GroupsB+
B+
Great
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Rhode Island

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
3
Anthropology
18
Chinese Language and Literature
11
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
5
Clinical Psychology
0
11
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
1
Comparative Literature
0
Experimental Psychology
11
4
History, General
65
7
Human Development and Family Studies, General
140
18
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
4
Library and Information Science
42
Philosophy
14
Political Science and Government, General
82
8
Psychology, General
203
Public Administration
29
Public Policy Analysis, General
35
4
0
School Psychology
3
1
Social Sciences, Other
58
Sociology
19
Women's Studies
18
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
23
17
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
0
Dietetics/dietitian
56
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
53
Health/health Care Administration/management
2
Health/medical Physics
1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
159
5
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
2
Nursing Practice
4
Nursing Science
19
3
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
28
4
8
Pharmacy
114
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
0
Physical Therapy/therapist
35
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
230
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
7
Chinese Language and Literature
11
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
52
Education, General
26
10
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
35
English Language and Literature, General
72
3
10
French Language and Literature
16
German Language and Literature
18
Italian Language and Literature
7
Music Teacher Education
1
0
Rhetoric and Composition
27
Secondary Education and Teaching
32
Spanish Language and Literature
31
5
Special Education and Teaching, General
16
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
168
6
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
21
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
103
28
Applied Economics
0
6
4
Business Administration and Management, General
81
89
2
Business/commerce, General
7
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
29
Economics, General
37
Finance, General
62
International Business/trade/commerce
11
Labor and Industrial Relations
7
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
39
Marketing/marketing Management, General
60
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
20
Chemical Engineering
25
6
3
Civil Engineering, General
32
12
4
Computer Engineering, General
19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
33
10
3
Engineering, Other
0
Environmental Science
0
2
Environmental Studies
26
1
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
17
Industrial Engineering
11
6
2
Landscape Architecture
15
Mechanical Engineering
78
14
1
Natural Resource Economics
22
Natural Resources/conservation, General
3
0
Ocean Engineering
26
11
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aquatic Biology/limnology
5
Biochemistry
0
0
Biological and Physical Sciences
14
3
Biology/biological Sciences, General
112
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology
28
Chemistry, General
9
1
6
Conservation Biology
1
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
12
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
38
Mathematics, General
31
2
2
Microbiology, General
0
Molecular Biology
2
1
Neuroscience
2
6
1
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
11
8
Physics, General
7
3
2
Statistics, General
5
Zoology/animal Biology
0
0
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animal Sciences, General
61
0
Applied Horticulture/horticultural Business Services, Other
23
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
6
0
Natural Resources Management and Policy
0
9
Plant Sciences, General
0
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
0
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
21
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
37
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
17
Fine/studio Arts, General
29
Music Performance, General
0
Music Theory and Composition
0
Music, General
21
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
22
Public Relations/image Management
71
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
7
Apparel and Textiles, General
66
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
37
6
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminology
0
Forensic Chemistry
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Rhode Island

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Art, Class of 2006
Internships
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1979
It's a bit difficult to remember but I think we had a career advising office and our academic advisors were helpful too.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Literature, Class of 1985
Few
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1982
? I graduated 33 years ago and never looked back.... I have no idea what they do now that is useful.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B of a poli sci , Class of 1998
I graduated 18 yrs ago. No idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, BS and Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Networking events (job fairs) Student Alumni Association Honors program Travel abroad opportunity Academic alternative spring break Experiential curriculum Academic enhancement center
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Development and Family Studies, Class of 1999
Career and Experiential Learning department Mentoring Programs Internships Job Fairs Alumni Association benefits
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology, Class of 1979
no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing and Spanish, Class of 2007
Clinicals in hospitals and summer in Spain program.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA English , Class of 2012
Conferences, instructor references
Rated January 2016
B Great
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Art, Class of 2006
Party school.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1979
Hard to say as I've not been there in years
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Literature, Class of 1985
large State university, strong athletics and Greek systems
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1982
I clicked I graduated.... 33 years ago.. when I went, the place was called U R High... and we were not in Denver...
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B of a poli sci , Class of 1998
I
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, BS and Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Somewhat diverse student body, Known as a party school within the greek life
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Development and Family Studies, Class of 1999
Diverse, flexible, open to possibilities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology, Class of 1979
no idea what it's like now
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing and Spanish, Class of 2007
Fun, innovative
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA English , Class of 2012
Diverse, liberal, freethinking
Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Art, Class of 2006
They spend too much money on stuff not enough on students. Nice campus but do more for the people
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1979
dont know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Literature, Class of 1985
Home computers did not exist; they had a state of the art computer lab for the time. Dorms were appropriately dreary, cafeterias should have been shut down. All is much better now!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1982
we didn't have computers - we had A single IBM 360 mainframe and punch cards. The place to leave your punch card stacks was the basement of the engineering building. The dorms were Spartan and resembled a prison. The cafeteria was nothing I remember.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B of a poli sci , Class of 1998
H
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, BS and Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Mixture of old and new facilities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Development and Family Studies, Class of 1999
Just to be clear, this was when I attended school back in 1995 to 1999. My experience was wonderful. I have nothing negative to say about classes, labs, dorms, dining halls, etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology, Class of 1979
no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing and Spanish, Class of 2007
New, up to date, historical buildings.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA English , Class of 2012
The ones I used were nice
Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Art, Class of 2006
Don't know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1979
dont know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Literature, Class of 1985
I don't recall
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1982
seriously? At noon on Fridays, they gathered at the Quad and smoked pot.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B of a poli sci , Class of 1998
G
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, BS and Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Student Alumni Association Greek life Student Entertainment Committee
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Human Development and Family Studies, Class of 1999
At the time was the SASA, LASA and greek life.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology, Class of 1979
na
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing and Spanish, Class of 2007
The gym and ice rink and the restaurant spots
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA English , Class of 2012
Na
Rated January 2016