University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Student Size
With nearly 15,000 undergraduate students representing 48 states and 76 countries, URI continues to grow.
College Type
Flagship Public Research University


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.

About This Episode

The University of Rhode Island episode features ten students of diverse backgrounds sharing their experiences at URI. Students will tell you about global opportunities, academics, research, housing and dining facilities, interdisciplinary and language experiences, student life, making friends and what it’s like to live, learn and play so close to the beach, Providence and Newport, RI.

URI Segment 01 - Ocean of Opportunity
URI Segment 02 - Meeting Big Thinkers
URI Segment 03 - Global Thinking
URI Segment 04 - Small State, Big Opportunities
URI Segment 05 - A Creative Mindset
URI Segment 06 - Rhody Pride
URI Segment 07 - Coastal Campus
URI Segment 08 - Home Away from Home
URI Segment 09 - Leadership Excellence
URI Segment 10 - Support to Success
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