“The University of Rhode Island is committed to serving all the people of our state. We care deeply about access, affordability and high quality. Accordingly, I want people to know how URI will respond to the change in policy. Any student, whether a Rhode Islander or a non-resident, who would have been admitted to URI under the former policy of the Board of Governors, will be admitted to URI under the new policy.
URI has always been committed to accepting all academically qualified Rhode Island residents who have the potential to be academically successful at the University. This will not change with the new policy.”
Dr. David M. Dooley
The Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education voted unanimously on Monday, September 26, 2011 to approve the new policy regarding “In-state tuition for Undocumented Students“.