University of Rhode Island - Master's Degree

The University of Rhode Island (URI) is a public research university located in Kingston, Rhode Island. URI offers bachelor's and master's degree programs and consists of ten colleges and schools which includes the College of Business Administration, College of Engineering, and the Graduate School of Oceanography.

  • Average Tuition USD 43,449
  • Acceptance Rate 77%
  • Students 16,571
  • International Students 1.9%
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

The University of Rhode Island was established in 1888, as an agricultural school. Four years later it became known as the Rhode Island College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The college went through many developments over the years, as well as a few name changes. The campus also has the Oliver Watson House Museum, which is the oldest structure on campus having been built around 1796.

The University of Rhode Island has nearly 17,000 students that represent 42 US states and 67 different nations. URI offers students a unique student life both on and off campus. Some of the activities that students can engage in includes going to the beach, seeing a play at the Fine Arts Center, or joining one of many club sports on campus.

Master Programs

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Biomedical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Civil Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Communication

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Computer Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Computer Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Design

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    English

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Environmental Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Environmental Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    History

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Human Resources

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Humanities

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Library and Information Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Library and Information Science. The program offers courses that focus on knowledge organization, information services, data science, information architecture, and user experience.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Mathematics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Music

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Neuroscience

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on cognition, artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions and neurological diagnosis and monitoring.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Nursing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Nutrition Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Pharmacy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Political Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Psychology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Spanish

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Statistics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881, United States

    Systems Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

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  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 157
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 501
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 447
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 453

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1470
  • Minimum ACT 21
  • Average SAT Score 1600

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    Established in 1892

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    The University of Rhode Island aims in providing a sustainable campus environment with the URI Climate Action Plan (CAP) among other initiatives.

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          • Testimony
            1999-2003, Bachelor of Science, Marketing

            Great placeThis is a great place to go to school. The business school is fantastic.

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            1993-1997, BS, Textile Marketing

            An amazing college experience in such a beautiful state!The textile program was wonderful and prepared me for an exciting and rewarding career in my industry. I started my career while I was in school and appreciate my professors encouragement to pursue my passion with the tools learned in the classroom and lab.

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            1991-1996, B.S., Manufacturing Engineering; B.A., Foreign Languages - German

            URI, I great starting point!URI was a great school in a great location for me. My educational experience was certainly an eye opener to the real world for this young man from Northern Maine. I truly gained a great education and great experiences.