Founded in 1892, The University of Rhode Island (URI) is a public land grant research university with its main campus in Kingston, 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 Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence, the Narragansett Bay Campus in Narragansett, and the W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich. 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.
Area – 1,245 Acres
More than 5,600 undergraduate students live in 26 residence halls.
They have 18 Learning and Living Communities.
Researchers awarded $ 100.9 Million in competitive grants.
Federal funding: $ 77.7 Million (approximately 85%)