Salve Regina University Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at Salve Regina University is 15:1, and the school has 37.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Salve Regina University include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Marketing/Marketing Management, General; Psychology, General; and Special Education and Teaching, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 15%
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 10%
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 8%
Psychology, General 7%
Special Education and Teaching, General 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs Five Year Business Administration (BA or BS and MBA)
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 100%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 50%
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects 50%
Learning communities 50%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 80%
4-year graduation rate 69%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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