At the University of Rhode Island, students will find some of today's leading innovators, discoverers, and creative problem solvers offering a steady flow of big ideas to address global issues. From new technologies for identifying and treating killer diseases, to the latest solutions for environmental challenges, to forensic sciences that protect against global and cyber terrorism, the University of Rhode Island is prepared to help.
URI is home to a premier center for behavioral psychology, one of the world's foremost marine research institutions, an internationally recognized institute for the development of vaccines and treatments for diseases of the immune system, and Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence for explosives research and cybersecurity education. Its international engineering program is a national model.
As the State's flagship university, committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions, URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university. The University's research enterprise attracts nearly $100 million in annual funding for projects that affect the region, nation, and world. URI alumni own or operate more than 1,000 businesses in Rhode Island alone.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety
The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security