In-state Tuition

Program Description

Eligible active duty military and veterans receive in-state tuition rates at URI, CCRI, and RIC immediately upon establishing residence in RI.


  • The following individuals are entitled to in-state tuition at CCRI, RIC, and URI regardless of their state residency:
  • An active duty member or spouse or dependent of an active duty member of any branch of the Uniformed Services who has been on active duty for a period of more than 30 days.
  • Any active duty member who is injured while on active duty and whose injuries cause him/her to be on active duty for a period of less than 30 days.
  • If living in RI, any other individual who is eligible for transferred federal GI Bill educational benefits or the Fry Scholarship.


  • Certificate of eligibility for GI Bill benefits.
  • RI mailing address (no PO Box).

Related Programs


CCRI Veterans' Resources 

Rhode Island College Veterans' Resources

URI Veterans' Resources

Contact Info

Rebecca Ryan



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