Salve Regina University

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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

Total undergrads: 2,127

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 556

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,078

Graduate enrollment: 564


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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


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

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Historic Preservation/Conservation B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


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.

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