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SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY, NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

Newport, Rhode IslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1947Established Year
  2647Enrollment

Salve Regina University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Shishant Kumar Shishant Kumar
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Salve Regina University is a catholic coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The university offers 46 undergraduate majors and 14 master’s degree programs for students tostudy in the USA.

Founded in 1934, Salve Regina University is a private non-profit co-ed University in Newport, Rhode Island. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the university enrolls more than 2700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the USA and around the world. 

The university is the only collegiate arboretum in Rhode Island, featuring 1,200 trees and more than 100 species.

Rankings

Catering enriching academic opportunities, Salve Regina ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s top tier regional universities and “Best in the Northeast” by Princeton Review.

This is visible in the rankings accomplished by the Salve University, as mentioned below:

  • #28 in Best undergraduate teaching in the region by US News and Report
  • #31 in Best Value in the region by US News and Report
  • #23 in Best Regional university in the north by US News and Report
  • #1 in 2020 Best Nursing Schools in Rhode Island
  • #2 in 10 colleges with the highest job placement rates across all 50 states
  • #5 in 20 Most Affordable Master’s in Liberal Studies DegreesOnline: Private Colleges

Highlights

Type of Institution Private 
Established Year1934
Campus SettingSub-Urban
Total No. Students 2,771 (In Fall 2019)
% Of International Students 1.9%
Student-Faculty Ratio 13:1
Annual Acceptance Rate 73.8%
No. Of Combined Bachelor/ Master Degree Programs 12
No. Of Certificate Programs 24
Test Scores Accepted SAT/ ACT
Website salve.edu

Salve Regina University Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

Salve Regina University offers46 undergraduate majors and 14 master’s degree programs. Some of these are Psychology, Philosophy, Mathematics, American Studies, Art History, Ceramics, Chemistry, etc. Some of these are the Administration of Justice and Homeland Security, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Business Administration, Creative Writing, etc. The university also offers 12 combined bachelors's/ master’s programs.

Apart from UG and PG academic programs, the University also offers Certificate and Doctoral Courses in selected disciplines. 

All the academic programs are structured on a semester pattern. Salve offers excellent professional and liberal arts programs, the most popular programs are: business, education, administration of justice and biology.

Campus

Located on the oceanside, Salve Regina University is spread over 80-acre of campus and is set to be one of the most unique campuses of the country. The campus is on seven neighboring grounds and features 20 historic buildings that have been renovated while still preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Residence

Salve University provides a variety of housing options for Freshmen, sophomores and junior/ senior students. It provides nearly 20+ dorms throughout the historic campus, ranging from traditional residence halls to architecturally designed significant buildings.

These residences provide easy access to downtown Newport, via public conveyance or on-foot. 

Following are some of these residences with significant specifications:

First-year students have limited but quality choices to choose from Hunt Hall, Miley Hall, Reefe Hall, and Walgreen Hall.

  1. Miley Hall

It offers traditional, corridor-style double rooms. Available for co-ed by floor, it provides housing choices for males on the first floor and females on the second and third floors.

  1. Hunt Hall

It is built on modern lines. Apart from first-year students, it is also available for sophomores. Hunt is co-ed, with male and female suites scattered throughout each floor.

  1. Reef Hall

Built on modern lines it houses first-year students. It is inconvenient to access to the academic buildings of Salve Regina University. In terms of features and facilities, it is almost similar to Hunt Hall. It is also co-ed.

  1. Walgreen Hall 

Nestled close to Miley Hall, Walgreen provides suite-style housing facilities for first-year students. It is co-ed with male and female suites scattered throughout each floor.

Below are mentioned few housing options for Salve Regina Sophomores:

  1. Carnlough Cottage

Providing housing options for just 9 residents, Carnlough provides a cozy, family-like atmosphere. This residence holds the honor of being Salve's Language House living-learning community to its credit.

  1. Carolyn House

This residence provides fully renovated housing options for 14 students in modern double rooms. It also facilitates understanding of differences and celebrations of diversity with the Multicultural House living-learning community.

  1. Founders Hall

This residence is the largest all-female hall on campus. It features classic period architecture with quirky and charming interiors. 

Among nearly 14 housing options available for juniors and seniors, few are mentioned below with specifications:

  1. 134 Webster St.

Sprawling near the Miley Hall Campus, this co-ed residence comprises of three individual apartments, each with its common room and kitchen. It provides apartment-style housing options. 

  1. 26 Lawrence Ave.

It is a 1950s ranch home and an all-female residence that provides accommodation for 8 students. 

  1. 80 Victoria Ave.

It is a 1950s ranch home and an all-female residence that provides accommodation for 5 students. 

Salve Regina University Admission Process

Admissions at Salve Regina University are not high but yet competitive. The University considers a variety of options for admissions specifically day to day academic work and the level of the courses opted by the students.

A student can apply for admissions at Salve Regina University by following any of the below-mentioned steps:

Application Portal: Online

Application Fee: 50 USD

Application Deadline

  • For Fall semester/ For the full academic year: April 1
  • For Spring semester: November 1

Note: These application deadlines may vary for the home institution. 

Admission Requirements

Applications are considered for finalization only after Salve Regina University receives an e-mail of nomination for exchange from the student's home institution’s Exchange Coordinator. 

  • Official all-academic transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency test scores- IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Submit ACT/ SAT test scores
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • University health form
  • Course selection form
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • One passport-size photo
  • Exchange student financial certification form

Cost Of Attendance

The average cost of attendance for a student planning to study at Salve Regina University is as follows:

Based on traditional freshman residence and meal plans, the estimated on-campus and board are reflected below:

ExpensesOn-campus residentOff-campus student
Tuition and fees41,450 USD41,450 USD
Room and board14,960 USD –
Books and supplies1,450 USD1,450 USD
Personal expenses2,050 USD2,050 USD
Transportation1,350 USD1,350 USD

Financial Aids

Salve Regina University offers need-based financial aids, along with financial planning services, flexible payment plans, private loan options, and debt management counseling. Every student is allotted as a Financial Advisor to assist him/ her throughout the academic journey. Some of the aids provided are:

Types :

  • Academic Scholarships 
  • Regina Scholarships
  • Martin Luther King Jr Scholarship 
  • Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship 
  • Outside Scholarships
  • Educational Loans

As a part of the application review process, all students are automatically considered for academic scholarships and aren't required to necessarily apply for it.

  • Certain factors for Scholarship Eligibility are SAT/ACT scores, GPA, class rank, etc.
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Salve Regina University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3009
FAFSA Code003411
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NEASC
Average Cost of Attendance$40,150 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-80- -
IELTS-6.5- -
PTE-53- -

Salve Regina University Acceptance Rate

71.9%

Acceptance Rate

4991

Total Applicants

3009

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

31.7%

Male

68.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program71.9%
Total Applicants3090
Total Enrolled2221
Graduate
Graduate Programs71.8%
Total Applicants1097
Total Enrolled788

Salve Regina University Enrollment

Enrollment
Salve Regina University Enrollment3009
Undergraduate Enrollment2221
Graduate Enrollment788
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate62.5%

Attendance Cost

$40,150

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$40,150 / Year
Post Graduate Program$17,550 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,400 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$14,060 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,300 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,800 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,300 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1738164593-
+1-401-8476650
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100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Book Store

Salve Regina Bookstore0.37 Km
Relentless Pursuit0.85 Km
Linden Park Publishers Ltd0.92 Km
The Newport Mansion Store at The Elms0.98 Km
Newport Mansions Store at Marble House1.12 Km
PiKen Production1.86 Km
Newport Mansions Store on Bannister's Wharf2.05 Km
Soap and Water Newport2.14 Km
Spring Street Bookstore2.29 Km
Annex Comics3.05 Km
Island Books5.92 Km
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Shopping Mall

Bellevue plaza1.24 Km
Bellevue Gardens Shopping Center1.47 Km
Bannister's Wharf2.05 Km
Bannister's Wharf Marina & Guestrooms2.05 Km
Bowen's Wharf2.08 Km
Sunglass Hut2.18 Km
Shops At Long Wharf2.46 Km
RK Newport Towne Center4.49 Km
Aquidneck Shopping Centre5.01 Km
RK Plaza Middletown5.46 Km
Michael's5.78 Km
RK Middletown Square7.03 Km
RK Brown's Lane Shopping Center7.33 Km
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Restaurant

Bouchard Inn & Restaurant1.44 Km
Sardella's Italian Restaurant1.57 Km
The Red Parrot Restaurant1.83 Km
Eight Zero Two Partners1.88 Km
The Vanderbilt Grill2.15 Km
The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection2.15 Km
22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille2.16 Km
Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant2.33 Km
White Horse Tavern2.47 Km
Rhea's Inn & Restaurant4.17 Km
99 Restaurants4.48 Km
Anthony's Seafood5.01 Km
Castle Hill Inn5.08 Km
Subway5.41 Km
Newport Vineyards6.85 Km
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Super Market

A Market1.46 Km
Leo's Market & Restaurant2.62 Km
Walmart4.6 Km
Newport NS Commissary5.4 Km
ALDI6.19 Km
McQuade's Marketplace6.7 Km
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Airport

AvPorts Management Newport State Airport6.83 Km
Newport State Airport6.92 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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