The University of Rhode Island
Location: Kingston, Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island, the state’s flagship public university, is a diverse and dynamic community whose members are connected by a common quest for knowledge. As a major research university defined by innovation and big thinking, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. At URI, you’ll find unique double majors, interdisciplinary minors, and world-renowned international programs, in addition to a broad range of graduate, certificate, and advanced degree programs— countless options to create your future. A small, beautiful place near the ocean, our location inspires students and faculty to feel at home, open to new worlds and discoveries. Our campus makes people happy. You can breathe here. You can think here. You can do your best work here. And whatever you choose to study at URI, you will be prepared to make your mark on the world.
Merit scholarships are available for international students with a record of outstanding academic achievement. These partial tuition scholarships range in amount and are renewable each year as long as the student maintains the minimum required grade point average. The scholarships do not cover the costs of room and board or miscellaneous fees. All applicants are considered for merit scholarships by submitting a completed Common Application. There is no separate scholarship application. Qualified students have historically received scholarships ranging from $8,750 U.S. to $13,000 U.S. per year. Learn more!