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University of Rhode Island Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$26,662 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,128 tuition
$12,528 on campus room & board
$1,250 books and supplies
$1,756 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,652 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,118 tuition
$12,528 on campus room & board
$1,250 books and supplies
$1,756 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,165 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($4,570 avg)
24% get state aid ($794 avg)
84% get institn'l aid ($9,165 avg)
81% get loans ($6,522 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.16% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.02% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,680 84%
Federal Grant Aid $4,570 24%
Pell Grants $4,491 24%
Other Federal Grants $1,638 1%
Institution Grant Aid $9,165 84%
State Grant Aid $794 24%
Student Loans $6,522 81%
Federal Loans $5,313 81%
Other Loans $14,880 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of Rhode Island offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
218 Chafee Hall
Kingston, RI 02881
(401) 874-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $464
Out of State $1,130


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Josh from Tiverton, RI
  • I am a current student here

    For an in-state students the price is great, and for out of state students it's much cheaper than most other state schools.

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  • 4
  • Sean from North Providence, RI
  • I am a current student here

    Cheap if you live in state, if not and you aren't majoring in engineering/marine science/marine affairs/environmental science, you'll find better.

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