Salve Regina University students take water samples as part of a watershed monitoring program.

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Salve Regina University

100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 2,200
Setting Suburb
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Total 2020 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 2,200
Total 2020 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 550
Total 2020 Total Enrollment 2,771
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.53 GPA
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen ACT: 27; SAT: 1120-1260
Test Optional Yes
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students Minimum GPA of 2.70
Total 2020 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment N/A
Catholic Order Affiliation Sisters of Mercy
 Most Popular Majors Nursing; Education; Business
Unique Academic Programs Cultural and Historic Preservation; 3+3 engineering dual degree program with Washington University; Environmental Sciences
School Mascot Seahawks

Interesting Facts:
  • We are located right on the ocean.
  • Many of our residence halls are historic homes, carriage houses and stables.
  • We have over 200 study abroad programs available in 45 countries.

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About Salve Regina University:
Salve Regina is a coeducational, liberal arts university founded in 1947. International students choose us for the same great reasons that U.S. students do: great teaching, great facilities and a great location.
Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by Condé Nast Traveler, our historic buildings and campus arboretum overlook the Atlantic Ocean in Newport, Rhode Island, home of world-class sailing, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and iconic summer music festivals less than two hours from Boston.
The University has 2,100 undergraduate and 600 graduate students from across the United States and 20 countries. With a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, Salve ranks among top tier regional institutions and is home to the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy.
Students may choose from more than 40 academic programs with internships, research and study abroad opportunities, honors program and combined bachelor’s/master’s degrees.
As a Catholic university in the Mercy tradition, Salve students learn to lead and make a difference. There are over 70 student organizations and performance groups, ongoing community service activities, student publications and 20 intercollegiate athletic teams.

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