Salve Regina University

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School Overview

Salve Regina University was founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The school is located in Newport, Rhode Island and was chartered by the State of Rhode Island in 1934. This Catholic, non-profit, private university acquired Ochre Court in 1947. The school didn’t officially become Salve Regina University until 1991 when an amendment was added to the charter.

Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. In addition, they offer certificates for advanced graduate studies. Classes sizes at Salve Regina are small and only professors teach (no graduate assistants instruct).

General Information

Admission Office

100 Ochre Point Avenue

Newport, RI 02840-4192

(401) 341-2908

(888) 467-2583

Fax: (401) 848-2823



Contact: Colleen Emerson

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

100 Ochre Point Avenue

Newport, RI 02840-4192

(401) 847-6650

www.salve.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,127

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 556

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,078

Graduate enrollment: 564

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Ceramics B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Painting B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Finance/Banking B
Management Science B
Marketing Research B

Communications & Journalism

Interactive communication technology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

American History (U.S.) B
European History B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Historic Preservation/Conservation B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Salve Regina University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(401) 847-6650
Website:www.salve.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.salve.edu/undergraduate-admission/apply
Address:100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, RI 02840-4192
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,746
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,171 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$37,820
Out-of-state Tuition:$37,820
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,548

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Salve Regina University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Salve Regina University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services562
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Education5
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs233
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service311
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1111
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology713
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences141
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total1941111

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Salve Regina University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Social Sciences11
Grand total75

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Salve Regina University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$37,820
Out-of-state$37,820
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,280
Out-of-state$9,280

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid55399%
Grant or scholarship aid55099%$21,548
Student loan aid41875%$10,313

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,91889%$20,092
Federal student loans1,47068%$9,269

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Salve Regina University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Salve Regina University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,1581,4543,704
Percent admitted100%67%69%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%12%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Salve Regina University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,746
Undergraduate enrollment2,124
Graduate enrollment622

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Salve Regina University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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