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Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Salve Regina, founded in 1934, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 65-acre campus, situated among turn-of-the-century summer estates listed with the National Register of Historic Places, is located in Newport, 35 miles from Providence.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,124
   Women 1,491 (70.2%)
   Men 633 (29.8%)
Graduate Students 622
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 68% of 5,158 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.25
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $56,170
  Tuition and Fees $37,820
  Room and Board $13,650
Average Percent of Need Met 69%
Average Freshman Award $27,009
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 122
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Newport Population 24,034
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston, Providence
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Seahawks
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
1.8% Black/African-American
5.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.0% White
6.6% Unknown
International Students 1.4% from 17 countries
First-Year Students Returning 82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 64.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported