Rhode Island Guarantee

Rhode Island Guarantee

Undergraduate Admissions

Community College of Rhode Island graduates who earned an associate degree can transfer directly to Salve Regina through the Rhode Island Guarantee, which provides a clear, affordable path for eligible students to complete their bachelor's degree at the University.

The Rhode Island Guarantee ensures admission to Salve Regina and a seamless transfer of credits for CCRI graduates who meet minimum GPA requirements. At the core of the guarantee is an unwavering commitment to equity, opportunity and access for all students in higher education.

Eligibility Requirements

  • An associate degree (complete or anticipated) from the Community College of Rhode Island.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Nursing, education and dual/accelerated programs are not included.


  • No application fee.
  • All students admitted through the Rhode Island Guarantee are eligible for an annual scholarship for their remaining two years, totaling $28,500 per year for on-campus residents or $25,000 per year for off-campus residents.
  • Seamless transfer of credits.
  • Guaranteed admission.

Transfer Policies

For more information about the transfer application process and policies, or to start an application, visit salve.edu/transfer.