3.2 percent of University of Rhode Island students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 3.2 percentage of University of Rhode Island students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

University of Rhode Island has 15,107 undergraduate students, of which 56 percent are women and 44 percent are men, and a total student body of 18,089 students. Of these students, 288 men and 296 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at University of Rhode Island with the most participants are all track combined (221), football (85) and rowing (77).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
124
97
221
Football
85
0
85
Rowing
0
77
77
Soccer
23
31
54
Baseball
33
0
33
Basketball
15
15
30
Swimming and Diving
0
28
28
Softball
0
25
25
Volleyball
0
13
13
Tennis
0
10
10
Golf
8
0
8

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