The College of Engineering at University of Rhode Island

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Shandra Pelagio
Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $65
Application deadline (international students) February 1
Application fee (international students) $65

The College of Engineering at University of Rhode Island

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 329
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 162
Overall acceptance rate 49.2% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
76 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​ele.​uri.​edu
(401) 874-2505
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​egr.​uri.​edu/​che
(401) 874-2655
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​uri.​edu/​cve
(401) 874-2692
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ele.​uri.​edu
(401) 874-2505
[email protected]
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ele.​uri.​edu
(401) 874-2505
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​mcise.​uri.​edu
(401) 874-2524
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mcise.​uri.​edu
(401) 874-2524
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​oce.​uri.​edu
(401) 874-6139
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 251
Master’s (full-time) 98
Master’s (part-time) 63
Ph.D. (full-time) 51
Ph.D. (part-time) 39

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 65
Total master’s graduates 55
International master’s graduates 32.7%
Minority master’s graduates 7.3%
Female master’s graduates 27.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 10
International Ph.D. graduates 60.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 0.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 4 N/A
Chemical 10 8.8%
Civil 11 18.7%
Computer engineering 5 N/A
Electrical 9 26.7%
Industrial / Manufacturing 3 5.6%
Mechanical 14 23.5%
Other 7 16.7%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 62
Part-time faculty 1
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $7,078,140
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 62

Engineering School Ranking

#144 Best Engineering Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#96 in Civil
#89 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#109 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 15
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.2
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Overall acceptance rate 49.2% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) N/A
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 0.8:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 10
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $7,078,140
Research expenditures per faculty member $112,351
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 251

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 251

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 149
Minority students 43.0%
International students 35.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 102
Minority students 30.4%
International students 32.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Bonnie Saccucci
Financial aid phone (401) 874-2314

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $10,432 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,130 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $580 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,285 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,654 per year
Room and board $14,000
Books and supplies $2,050
Miscellaneous expenses $1,500

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 28
Research assistants 33
Other appointments 14

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