University of Rhode Island
#364 Overall Influence#511 Desirability Rank

University of Rhode Island

University in Rhode Island, USA

From Wikipedia

The University of Rhode Island is a public research university with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island. It is the flagship public research as well as the land grant and sea grant university for the state of Rhode Island. Its main campus is located in the village of Kingston in southern Rhode Island. Additionally, smaller campuses include the Feinstein Campus in Providence, the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence, the Narragansett Bay Campus in Narragansett, and the W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

22,782

Acceptance

69%

Graduation Rate

63%

Median SAT Score

1155

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$12,248

Fees (in-state)

$1,890

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$58,400

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

16K

Under-Grads

14K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue, Kingston RI 02881

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

7 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

What is University of Rhode Island known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#44 World Rank #26 USA Rank
Anthropology
#197 World Rank #69 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#245 World Rank #112 USA Rank
Sociology
#155 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Communications
#283 World Rank #149 USA Rank
Psychology
#342 World Rank #155 USA Rank
Biology
#301 World Rank #164 USA Rank
Political Science
#484 World Rank #184 USA Rank
Engineering
#519 World Rank #196 USA Rank
Economics
#521 World Rank #211 USA Rank
Computer Science
#494 World Rank #214 USA Rank
Medical
#459 World Rank #221 USA Rank
Education
#631 World Rank #233 USA Rank
Chemistry
#813 World Rank #249 USA Rank
Physics
#461 World Rank #255 USA Rank
History
#432 World Rank #277 USA Rank
Business
#385 World Rank #277 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#783 World Rank #280 USA Rank
Mathematics
#533 World Rank #323 USA Rank
Nursing
#1011 World Rank #395 USA Rank
Philosophy
#1087 World Rank #419 USA Rank
Literature

Other areas of influence

#334 World Rank #194 USA Rank
Social Work
#634 World Rank #323 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#883 World Rank #440 USA Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are University of Rhode Island's Most influential alumni?

University of Rhode Island's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Communications, and Earth Sciences. University of Rhode Island’s most academically influential people include Robert Ballard, James W. Carey, and Christiane Amanpour.

Robert Ballard
Robert Ballard

United States Navy officer, oceanographer and underwater archaeologist

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James W. Carey

American sociologist

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Christiane Amanpour
Christiane Amanpour

British-Iranian news anchor and international correspondent

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Robert Crandall

American businessman

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Stuart Vyse
Stuart Vyse

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Candace Owens
Candace Owens

American conservative activist and public speaker

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John King
John King

American journalist

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Peter B. de Menocal
Peter B. de Menocal

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Cornelius M. Kerwin
Cornelius M. Kerwin

14th President of American University

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Stuart Gitlow

American psychiatrist

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Marcus R. Ross

American vertebrate paleontologist and young earth creationist

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James C. Zachos
James C. Zachos

Researcher

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