About University College

How We Meet the Needs of Our Community

University College ensures that all learners and communities are supported with pathways, programs, supports, and services that meet their educational needs.

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A College that Serves All Learners and Communities

Our overarching goal is to meet students where they are and help build a path to their success. Whatever age, whatever demands and challenges you face, whatever education and career paths you have or haven't taken, we will work with you to break barriers and find opportunity.

Our Story
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A College that Provide Points of Entry and Growth

Our affordable programs range from professional certificates to bachelor’s and graduate degrees. Whether you are looking to start a degree, finish one, explore or expand career options, this is where you can start.

Find Your Path
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A College for Workforce & Professional Development

Whether you're looking to gain workforce skills or jump into a new career the Center for Workforce & Professional Development provides individuals with the skills they need to advance. For industry and community-based organizations, this is where you go to build the skills, knowledge, and competencies of your workforce.

Developing the Workforce
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A College that's a Thought Partner and Leader

The collaborative provides a bridge for UC to the communities big issues. They provide a “think and do” laboratory that faculty, students, and staff can leverage to better all of Rhode Island.

Research, Policy, and Practice Collaborative
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A College Working with the Community

Through our external partnerships with industry, community groups, and local and state government agencies we interface with the public and its leaders to identify and implement solutions that benefit the larger community.

Our Community Partners
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A College with a Staff that Meets Students Where They Are

We rely on people with the right experience and connections to help get you where you want to go. Our faculty and staff are here to lend you their expertise, guide you, and help you network. Because they have walked a similar path, they are committed to removing any barriers you may encounter.

Our Team

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