Salve Regina University is a private, coeducational university located in the historic seaport community of Newport, RI. Salve's foundation in the liberal arts, combined with opportunities for pre-professional courses of study, ensures that students are prepared for life after graduation. In keeping with the University's Mercy mission and Catholic intellectual tradition, our campus community promotes and fosters individuality and acceptance while providing a personalized and transformative experience. Salve students and graduates are recognized as being globally aware, intellectually curious, and actively engaged citizens; becoming leaders devoted to making a positive impact on society.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Education
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Deadlines • Nov. 1 - Early Action deadline for September admission (non-binding). Required for all nursing applicants. • Feb. 1 - Regular decision deadline for September admission. • Dec. 1 - Priority deadline for January admission. • Applications are accepted on a rolling, space-available basis after each deadline.


Priority Deadlines • Fall admission: Rolling • Spring admission: Dec. 1 • Filing forms for financial aid: March 1 Applications are accepted on a rolling, space-available basis after each deadline. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (401) 341-2908 or

Visit us

We offer prospective students and their families a variety of opportunities to visit Salve Regina, including campus tours and information sessions, open houses and special events. In addition, our admissions counselors routinely hit the road and would love to meet you while they’re in your area.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

100 Ochre Point Ave
Newport, RI 2840, United States of America

Phone number

(401) 341-2908


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