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Salve Regina University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,604 Students

72% Admitted

  • 2,823 full time
  • 536 part time
  • 664 men full time
  • 1,404 women full time
  • 4,686 applied
  • 3,258 admitted
  • 547 enrolled

2,180 Undergraduates

$37,270 Tuition/Year

  • 584 Graduates
  • $37,270 in state
  • $550 fees
  • $14,500 room & board
  • $1,450 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Elna from Westbrook, CT
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  • i absolutely love everything about salve. the classes you're in are small so your teacher knows who you are and you know your classmates. we go to school…

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  • Anonymous
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  • Basically reminds everyone of a private Catholic high school or boarding school. It has a beautiful location, right near the ocean and mansions but it rains a lot and I…

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  • Mariah from Hackettstown, NJ
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  • Salve is not only located on a beautiful campus but offers a well-rounded educational experience. The honors program is rigorous enough to encourage a good work ethic while lax enough…

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  • Overly Involved
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  • Salve is a place where students can grow into compassionate people. The professors are a large part in this development, because all of them want the students to succeed. There…

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Mission Statement

The Mission of Salve Regina University
As a community that welcomes people of all beliefs, Salve Regina University, a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy, seeks wisdom and promotes universal justice.

The university through teaching and research prepares men and women for responsible lives by imparting and expanding knowledge, developing skills, and cultivating enduring values. Through liberal arts and professional programs, students develop their abilities for thinking clearly and creatively, enhance their capacity for sound judgment, and prepare for the challenge of learning throughout their lives.

In keeping with the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, and recognizing that all people are stewards of God’s creation, the university encourages students to work for a world that is harmonious, just, and merciful.

Salve Regina University
  • Located in Newport, RI
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,604 students enrolled
  • 72% admitted
  • $37,270 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Nicole from Limington, ME
  • I am a current student here

    It's great being apart of the Salve community. Contrary to the beliefs that there are mainly rich and snobbish students attending Salve, I have only met kind and friendly people. Together we form a strong community who helps each other succeed and be happy. This makes adapting to college life away from home easier. Also, Newport offers close downtown entertainment and fun off campus.

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