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University of Rhode Island - 2016

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Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations



Admission to the University of Rhode Island is competitive, and applications are reviewed as soon as complete credentials are submitted. Each admission candidate is given individual consideration. However, a minimum of 18 units of college (secondary school) preparatory work are expected:

4 in English
3 in algebra and plane geometry
2 in a physical or natural science
2 in history or social science
2 in the same foreign language*
5 Additional units to total 18

Engineering applicants must complete 4 units of mathematics (including precalculus or calculus), 3 units of physical science classes with hands-on laboratories (including 1 unit of physics, 2 other physical sciences, chemistry is recommended)


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