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 Salve Regina delivers its pre-med program within the context of a liberal arts education. I was always more of a science and math person, but that emphasis on the human elements of medicine has informed and deepened my professional bearing as a physician​. 

Dr. Bianca Thorpe ’06, family physician, Prima CARE​


Best regional university in the north
(U.S. News & World Report)


Students receiving scholarships and/or financial aid


Best value schools
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Nationally ranked athletic teams in 2019


Best undergraduate teaching
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Service hours performed by students in 2019-2020

The best thing about Salve Regina’s small-school setting is the relationships you can build. I’ve connected with so many people that I wouldn’t have met otherwise. From day one, I’ve felt an energy that tells me this is where I belong.

Alex Marcinkiewicz '23, music major​

News and Media

Salve Regina has been selected by The Princeton Review as one of 223 colleges it considers “Best in the Northeast.” The rankings appear on the publication’s website feature, “2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” released today, Aug. 31.

Princeton Review selects Salve Regina as 2022 ‘Best in the Northeast’

Two alumni, Lauren McKinnin ’21 and Mary Persico ’21, and a current student, Grace Parenti ’22, from Salve Regina have been involved in an all-female archeological dig this summer at the historic spring site located in Newport, Rhode Island.

Salve Regina alumni and students participate in archeological dig surrounding Newport’s historic spring

Steven Peterson ’18, who earned a degree in social work at Salve Regina, has been on a mission to help prevent teen suicide ever since he graduated. After years of hard work, his local efforts in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, have now made ripples across the state of Rhode Island.

Salve Success: Steven Peterson ’18, helps prevent teen suicide through local and statewide advocacy