Salve Regina University

country rank  1033
world rank  3032

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University Overview

Established in 1934, Salve Regina University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Newport (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Rhode Island. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Providence. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Salve Regina University (SRU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Salve Regina University (SRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 86 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SRU
Founded 1934
Motto Maria Spes Nostra
Mary, Our Hope
Colours Navy blue and kelly green

University Location

Address 100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport (population range: 10,000-49,999)
02840-4192 Rhode Island
United States
T +1 (401) 341 2908
F +1 (401) 848 2823
Other locations Providence

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport 02840-4192
+1 (401) 341 2908

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Mercy -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Salve Regina University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Rehabilitation Education CORE
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education IACBE
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AICU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020