The University of Rhode Island is the state's flagship public research university. Across disciplines, our faculty are among the world's top researchers advancing solutions to such global challenges as neurodegernative diseases, cyberterrorism, natural disaster recovery, obesity, pharmaceutical development, climate change, and more. The diverse academic and research opportunities that our graduate programs provide meet the professional needs of our students as well as the demands of the global marketplace.
At URI we want everyone on campus to feel supported and valued as a part of our community. Our Office of Community, Equity, and Diversity promotes a welcoming campus for people of all cultures, lifestyles, beliefs, abilities, religions, political systems, and philosophies.
We offer application fee waivers to McNair, MARC/MBRS/RISE, and LSAMP graduates.