May 19, 1892
University Type and Campus :
Flagship ; Public
The University of Rhode Island, commonly referred to as URI, is the principal 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 Narragansett Bay Campus in Narragansett, and the W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich.
Motto: Think Big. We Do.
Endowment: $131.7 million (2015)
Administrative staff: N/A
Students: 16,613 (Fall 2015)
Undergraduates: 13,831 (Fall 2015)
Postgraduates: 2,972 (Fall 2015)
Gender ratio (in %)
Students : Staff ratio
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