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University of Rhode Island - Admission Requirements

General Information | High School | Standardized Tests

General Information
  • For a personal orientation and interaction session a campus visit is recommended.
  • An admissions interview is recommended.
  • This College charges a non-refundable Application Fee of $35, International Students Application Fees $45
  • Special admission requirements:
    • Audition required of music program applicants.
    • 4 units of math and 1 unit each of chemistry and physics required of engineering program applicants.
  • Special admission programs exist.
    • Talent Development Program for in-state applicants not normally admissible.
  • Minimum combined SAT I score of 1100, rank in top third of secondary school class, and minimum "B" grade average recommended.

High School

This information will give you a better insight into various college requirements for high school seniors applying for admission.

  • Graduation from secondary school is required. General Educational Development (GED) Diploma is accepted in lieu of graduation.
  • This college requires a minimum number of secondary school units for freshmen admissions as listed below

      Subject Required Recommended
      Units of English 4.00  
      Units of Math 3.00 4.00
      Units of Science 2.00 3.00
      Science units
      that must be lab
      Units of For. Language 2.00 3.00
      Units of Social Studies 2.00 3.00
      Units of History   2.00
      Units of Electives 5.00  
      Elective Units that
      must be academic
      Total Units 18.00  

Standardized Tests

The Standardized Testing requirements for this school are as follows:

  • SAT I or ACT is required, and is used for admission.